Speaker Series

  • Chris Holman (NTU), “Hobbes and the Ethic...

    19 March 2021 (Fri) , 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    At Online

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  • Anna Marmodoro (Durham University and Oxford), ...

    5 February 2021 (Fri) , 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
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  • Sandra Field (Yale-NUS) to present at North Ame...

    5 February 2021 (Fri) , 8am-10am SGT; 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (EDT)
    At Online

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  • Zena Hitz (St. John’s College), “In...

    15 January 2021 (Fri) , 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
    At Online

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  • Chandran Kukathas, “Immigration and Freed...

    2 October 2020 (Fri) , 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
    At Online

    Professor Chandran Kukathas is Dean and Lee Kong Chian Chair Professor of Political Science at School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University. He was Head, Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) from 2015 to 2019. He is a highly regarded political theorist best known for his contributio...

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  • Aristotle on Hierarchy and Reciprocity

    11 February 2020 (Tue) , 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    At Cendana Private Dining Room

    “Aristotle on Hierarchy and Reciprocity” Kazutaka INAMURA Associate Professor of Political Science Waseda University 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, 11 February 2020 Cendana Private Dining Room Sponsored by Yale-NUS Philosophy and Global Antiquity   Abstract: I show how the notions of reciprocity are used in Aristotle’s Politics [Pol.] and ...

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  • Reconciling Feminism and Islam

    6 November 2019 (Wed) , 4-6PM
    At Saga Classroom 4

    “Reconciling Feminism and Islam” Fatema Amijee Associate Professor of Philosophy, National University of Singapore 6 November 2019; 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Saga College, Classroom 4 Sponsored by Yale-NUS Philosophy Can Muslim values be reconciled with a feminist outlook? The question is pressing on both an individual level—for Muslim feminists—and o...

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  • The Transcendent Dao and the Nature of Language

    13 March 2019 (Wed) , 5:30-9PM
    At Saga Classroom 5

      “The Transcendent Dao and the Nature of Language” Alexus McLeod Associate Professor of Philosophy and Asian/Asian-American Studies, University of Connecticut 13 March 2019; 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Saga College, Classroom 5 Sponsored by Yale-NUS Philosophy Dao, in a number of early Daoist and “Huang-Lao” texts, appears as something akin to a t...

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  • Skepticism about Philosophy in Late Classical I...

    7 March 2019 (Thu) , 8-10PM
    At Classroom 18

    Bras Basah Open: School of Theory & Philosophy is teaming up with Yale-NUS Philosophy for a discussion on late Classical Indian Philosophy. This is our second collaboration at Yale-NUS, where we did a seminar on Byung Chul Han’s Shanzhai last year. We will discuss Ethan Mills’ Three Pillars of Skepticism in Classical India: Nāgār...

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  • Beyond the “Now”: Epistemic Oppress...

    14 November 2018 (Wed) , 6-7pm
    At Tan Chin Tuan Lecture Theatre

    Prof. Kristie Dotson (Michigan State University) In this presentation, I narrate an encounter with two young teenage Black boys who attempted to steal my cellphone, which illustrates the difficulty of insisting on accountability while avoiding the worst parts of the state-run criminal justice system. Ultimately, I demonstrate that in certain sit...

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