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Dialogue Schedule



Philosophy Dialogue Series –Fall 2014

Dialogue Room COMAL 116

“…our material progress is only the foundation on which we will build a richer life of mind and spirit.”

–LBJ (Texas State Alumnus, ’30)


Dialogue Series

Fall 2014

Additional Details will be available in September 2014

Constitution Day (co-sponsored with Political Science – Discourse in Democracy)– 17 September


Week 1: 22 September – Dialogue, Community, and Democracy

Week 2: 29 September – Civil Rights/Human Rights

Week 3: 6 October – Border Crossings and Freedom Narratives

Week 4: 13 October – Is America Ready for Democracy?

  • 14 October - Paul Woodruff, University of Texas-Austin (co-sponsor with Political Science - Discourse in Democracy)
  • 16 Oct – Global Ethics Day (sponsored internationally by the Carnegie Council on Ethics in International Affairs)

Week 5: 20 October – Expanding the Moral Realm

  • 20 October - Carol Adams (co-sponsor with the Honors College)

Week 6: 27 October - The Golden Rule

Week 7: 3 November - From Segregation to Integration: Are We There Yet?

Week 8: 10 November - Leibniz


All presentations in COMAL 116.


Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, the National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, the NEH Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities, University Seminar, Honors College, the Department of Political Science - Discourse in Democracy, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President for Student Affairs.
For additional information contact: Beverly Pairett, Department of Philosophy, Texas State University, (512) 245-2285, philosophy@txstate.edu