Practical Reason

September 5                         
Mark C. Murphy, Georgetown University
Welfarism in the Theory of Practical Rationality

September 12                       
Felicitas Munzel, Notre Dame
Practical Reason: the Inner Paidagogos

September 26                       
Kevin White, The Catholic University of America
Aquinas on Practical Reason and the Order of Emotions

October 3                                  
Stephen D. Dumont, Notre Dame
The Coherence of Duns Scotus's Ethical Theory

October 10                                
Stephen G. Salkever, Bryn Mawr College
Thinking Like a Citizen: Political Activity and Practical Reason in Aristotle's Politics

October 17                             
Christine Korsgaard, Harvard University
Aristotle and Kant on the Nature of Reasons

October 24                             
Ronald Beiner, University of Toronto
Rereading Hannah Arendt's "Truth and Politics"

November 7                           
David Roochnik, Boston University
Practical Reasons in Plato's Republic

November 14                         
Kevin Flannery, S.J., Pontifical Gregorian University
Practical Reason in Aristotle

November 21                         
Jonathan Lear, University of Chicago
How Can Irony Change the Soul?

December 5                           
Richard Hassing, The Catholic University of America
Toma Prizov on Nicomachean Ethics VI

All lectures are held at 2:00 p.m. in the Life Cycle Institute Auditorium at The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 20064.

This series is made possible by a generous grant from the Franklin J. Matchette Foundation, and the support of the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation, the George Dougherty Foundation, and the Savage Lecture Fund.

For further information, contact the Office of the Dean, School of Philosophy, 202-319-5259,