The Department hosts​ three Colloquia per term, where visiting speakers or members of the Department present work for discussion.

Colloquia take place at 11.20am - 12.50pm on Wednesday in the Philosophy Seminar Room (B-Ring 611) at the Department of Philosophy, B Ring floor 6, APK campus, unless otherwise stated. 

All welcome. 

UJ Philosophy Colloquium Programme for Term 2:

9 April: Ashley Coates (Wits). 'Categoricalism and the Rational Motivation of Physicalism'.

23 April: Prof Hennie Lötter (UJ). 'How Descartes Can get His Brain Out of Putnam's Vat'.

21 May: Thabang Dladla (UJ). 'Exploring Ramon Grosfiguel’s account of a westernised university and moving towards Afrocentric education'.

UJ Philosophy Programme for Term 1

12 Feb: Dr Aaron Wendland (UJ). 'Words as Works of Art: An Essay on Wittgenstein and Heidegger.'

26 Feb: Prof Lucy Allais (Wits). 'Kant's Liberal Compatibilism.'

10 Mar: (Special Colloquium) Prof Jan-Willem Romeijn.'Comorbidity in Psychiatry: Fact or Artefact?'

12 Mar: Prof Bruce Janz (University of Central Florida). 'Pushing the Limits of African Philosophy.'

 For enquiries, contact Mr Chad Harris 

25 April: Annual UJ Philosophy Prize-giving ceremony

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