The Catholic University of America

 School of Philosophy

The Catholic University of America

Fall 2011 Lecture Series




Der Mensch ist der Hirte des Seins.  Man is the shepherd of Being.


September 9                             Daniel Dahlstrom, Boston University
Rethinking Difference                                                             

September 16                           Holger Zaborowski, The Catholic University of America (webcast)
Thinking, Truth, and Technology. Heidegger’s Later Philosophy as a                                                                               Philosophy of Freedom

September 23                           William McNeill, DePaul University, Chicago (webcast)
Tracing Techne: Heidegger, Aristotle, and the Legacy of Philosophy
September 30                           Richard Capobianco, Stonehill University (webcast)
Heidegger’s ‘The Truth of Being’                                                  

October 7                                  Richard Polt, Xavier University (webcast)
Drawing the Line:  Political Thought in Heidegger's Lecture Courses                                                   and Seminars of 1933-35                                                              

October 14                                Theodore Kisiel, Northern Illinois University (webcast)
                                                 How Heidegger Resolved the Tension Between Technological
Globalization and Indigenous Localization: A 21st Century Retrieval

October 21                                Charles Bambach, University of Texas (webcast)
Heidegger's Poetic Measure: An Ethics of Haunting                    

November 4                              Rudolf Makkreel, Emory University (webcast)
Heidegger's Non-Idealistic Reading of Kant's Transcendental Philosophy

November 11                            Richard Velkley, Tulane University  (webcast)
Political Philosophy and the Ontological Question

November 18                            Walter Brogan, Villanova University  (webcast)
The Intimate Interplay of Existence and Facticity in Heidegger's Being and Time

December 2                              Rudolf Bernet, Catholic University of Leuven (webcast)
Heidegger on Plato: Truth and Myth



All lectures are held at 2:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of Aquinas Hall 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 and the George Dougherty Foundation. 

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