Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs

College of Arts and Letters
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-6044

Tel. (619) 594-4997


Last Update: 4/28/15

Current Events

SDSU Philosophy Colloquia and IEPA Sponsored Events



Dr. Kory Schaff (CSU Los Angeles) "A Right to Work"
Wednesday March 25, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Arts & Letters Room 422Dr

Alex Rivera (Director, Sleep Dealer) Cyberfronterismos Colloquium
March 5, 2015, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aztec Student Center Theatre

Dr. Marie Draz (DePaul University) "Documenting Harms: Ethics and the State Administration of Gender"
Tuesday Feb 24, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Arts & Letters Room 422


Samantha Noll (Michigan State University) "It's All in the Applications: Ethics Implications of Work on Animal Minds"
Monday Feb 23, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Arts & Letters Room 422


Dr. Michael Kelly (USD) "The Unfriendliness of Untruthfulness"
Wednesday Feb 18, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Arts & Letters Room 422


Dr. L. Syd Johnson (Michigan Technical University) "Disorders of Consciousness and the Ethics of Uncertainty"
Thursday Feb 12, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Arts & Letters Room 440


Dr. Saba Bazargan (UCSD) "The Moment of Crisis and the Morality of War"
Wednesday Nov. 19, 12-2 p.m., Arts & Letters Room 208


Dr. Steven Barbone (SDSU) "Olivia Sabuco's Theory of Individuation"
Wednesday Oct. 29, 12-2 p.m., Arts & Letters Room 422


Three philosophy conferences will occur at SDSU during the weekend of 18-19 October:

(1) 2nd Annual SoCal Conference in San Diego

(2) SDSU Student Conference in Philosophy





Dr. Yakir Shoshani (Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Israel) "Some Philosophical Aspects of Modern Physics" 
Wednesday Oct. 15, 1-3 p.m., Storm Hall West Room 106


Classical Models of Leadership: An Interdisciplinary Symposium in Honor of Confucius' Birthday. Speakers will include Sandra Wawrytko, Mark Wheeler, Mihwa Choi, Sthaneshwar Timalsina, and Jennifer Starkey.
Wednesday Oct. 1, 3:30-5:30 pm in the Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center. 



Dr. Nellie Wieland (CSU, Long Beach), "Agent and Object"
Thursday, Sept. 25th, 2-4 p.m.,  Arts & Letters Room 132




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