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Every year the UMM Philosophy Discipline hosts the Midwest Philosophy Colloquium, where distinguished speakers come to campus and give talks on topics of general interest. Previous colloquium speakers have included Donald Davidson, Saul Kripke, Fred Dretske, J.L. Mackie, Gilbert Harman, David Gauthier, Keith Donnellan, Kurt Baier, Alvin Goldman, David Kaplan, Paul Benacerraf, Keith Lehrer, Jonathan Bennett, John Searle, Robert Solomon, Phillipa Foot, Eleanor Stump, Fred Feldman, Nancy Cartwright, Gary Watson, Michael Bratman, Stephen Stich, and many others

37th Annual Midwest Philosophy Colloquium

October 5 & November 9, 2012

Moral Realism


Michael Huemer
Michael Huemer
  • Philosophy, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Title: “Ethical Intuitionism”

Russ Shafer-Landau
Russ Shafer-Landau
  • Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Title: “Skepticism about Morality and Religion”
  • Topic: structural similarities between skeptical arguments for atheism and moral antirealism

Russ Shafer-Landau, “Skepticism about Morality and Religion” Russ Shafer-Landau speaking at the 37th Annual Midwest Philosophy Colloquium, held by the University of Minnesota, Morris. Shafer-Landau is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Past Colloquia