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Past Special Events

Aristotle's Ideal Polis and Political Exclusion
Thursday, May 8th, 2014, 3:45-5:00 p.m.
NAU, Liberal Arts Building - Room 114, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Presented by: Christopher Turner, DePaul University in Chicago.

A Conversation on the Nature of Art
Friday, May 2, 5:00 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.
Bruce Aiken Fine Art Gallery, 113 N. San Francisco Street, Suite 209, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Hosted by: Bruce Aiken, NAU Honors Artist In Residence and Grand Canyon painter

A Deweyan Response to the Proposal to Entertain Ratzinger’s Criticism of Social Theory
Thursday, May 1, 2014, 3:45-5:00 p.m.
NAU, Babbit Academic Annex Building, Room 112, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Presented by: Dr. Dennis Rusche, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Northern Arizona University

Hegel and the Possibility of Intercultural Criticism Culture
Thursday, April 17, 2014, 3:45-5:00 p.m.
NAU, Liberal Arts Building - Room 114, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Presented by: Shannon Hoff, Institute for Christian Studies in Toronto

Life, Values and Legacy of the Late President Nelson Mandela
Friday, March 28th, 2014, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
NAU, Garder Auditorium, W.A. Franke College of Business, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Guest Speaker: The Honorable Cyril S. Ndaba, the Consul-General of South Africa to the Great State of California and stationed in Los Angeles.

“How Separate Should Church and State be?”
Friday, March 28th, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
Green Scene Cafe,3rd floor of the HLC, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Groups: Secular Student Alliance and Vintage Christian Fellowship

Do You Play? Videogames and Learning
Thursday, March 27th, 2014, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
The Murdoch Center, Butler Avenue (Beautiful Mural on Building), Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Led by: Dr. Nicole Pfannenstiel, Rhetoric and Writing

A Culture of Justice
Thursday, January 23rd, 2014, 3:45-5:00 p.m.
NAU, Liberal Arts Building - Room 114, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Presented by: Eric Thomas Weber, University of Mississippi Department of Philosophy

Should the United States Make Unilateral Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions? - Evaluating Cass Sunstein’s Argument about a Pressing Question of Global Justice and Domestic Policy
Thursday, December 12th, 2013, 3:45-5:00 p.m.
NAU, Liberal Arts Building - Room 114, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Presented by: Mark Budolfson, Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford University

Is Goodness Without God Good Enough?
Co-sponsored by Vintage Christian Fellowship and the Secular Student Alliance
Friday, October 25th, 2013, 3:00 p.m.
Green Scene Cafe, Health and Learning Center, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Facilitated by: James Joiner, NAU Department of Philosophy

Convergence Play and Discussion
Sunday, October 20, 2013, 3:45 p.m.
Theatrikos Theatre Company, 11 W Cherry Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Pets, People, and Pragmatism
Thursday, October 17th, 2013, 3:45-5:00 p.m.
NAU, Liberal Arts Building Room 114, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Presented by: Erin Mckenna, Department of Philosophy Pacific Lutheran University

“Healthy Communities: Focus on Mental Health”
Wednesday, September 25th, 2013, 6:00- 9:00 p.m.
NAU, Native American Cultural Center, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

An Introduction to Field Philosophy
Thursday, September 26th, 2013, 3:45-5:00 p.m.
NAU, Liberal Arts Building - Room 114, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Presented by: Robert Frodeman, Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies, University of North Texas; Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity

More past special events
A Philosophy of Light and Space: James Turrell’s Roden Crater Art Project
Thursday, September 19th, 2013, 3:45-5:00 p.m.
NAU, Liberal Arts Building - Room 136, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Presented by: Dr. Matthew Goodwin, NAU Philosophy Department

Philosophy in the Public Interest
Thursday, April 11th, 2013, 3:45-5:00 PM.
NAU, Liberal Arts Building - Room 114, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Presented by: Andrea Houchard, NAU Philosophy Department

Panel Discussion on Prop 204-Quality Education and Jobs
Wednesday, September 26th, 2012, 1:30-3:30 PM
The Radisson Woodlands Hotel, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Mapping Arizona's Future
Thursday, September 27th, 2012, 6:00-9:00 PM
Flagstaff flyer & Sedona flyer
Coconino Community College, 2800 South Lone Tree Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Yavapai College, Sedona Center for Arts & Technology, 4215 Arts Village Drive, Sedona, AZ 86336
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