The Catholic University of America

School of Philosophy

The Catholic University of America

Fall 2003 Lecture Series


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,