Past News & Events

Friday, December 7, 2018

Professor Ryan Pevnick (NYU)
Defensible Epistocracy

Discussant: Chris Berk (UVA PPL)

2:00–3:45 Gibson 296

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Professor Deborah Hellman (UVA Law)
Measures of Algorithmic Fairness

Discussant: Matthias Brinkmann (UVA PPL)

2:00–3:45 Nau 342

Friday, October 26, 2018

Mini-conference on Human Dignity

Presented in association with the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture (with thanks especially to Joe Davis and Tal Brewer)

Presentations by Colin Bird (UVA), Michelle Mason (University of Minnesota), Remy Debes (University of Memphis), and Nick Wolterstorff (emeritus, Yale and UVA)

*Please note that the organizers of the PT Colloquium have kindly agreed to delay Robert Gooding-Williams’s appearance that day to 2.30 to allow time for anyone who wishes to attend the first session of the Dignity conference (12-2) to make it back for the PT Colloquium as well. I am grateful to Stephen White for his flexibility. 

12-5pm Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, Watson Manor, 3 University Circle

Friday, September 28, 2018

Professor David Ciepley (University of Denver)
Neoliberalism and the Corporation: Mutually Contradictory and Corrupting

Discussant: Alex Bliberg (UVA Politics)

2:00-3:45 Gibson 296

Friday, April 27, 2018

Chris Berk (PPL Fellow—University of Virginia)
Custody and Community Control

2:00 Gibson Hall 296

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Julian Nida-Rümelin (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Democracy as Cooperation

Co-sponsored with the Department of Philosophy

3:30 Rouse-Robertson 123

Friday, March 30, 2018

Matthias Brinkmann (University of Virginia)
Three Queries for the Interest Theory of Rights

2:00 Gibson Hall 296

Friday, November 17, 2017

Naomi Choi (Political Science, University of Houston)
Title TBA

Commentator: tba

2:00-3:45 Gibson 296

Friday, October 27, 2017

Matthew Adams (Philosophy, UVA)
An Ideological Critique of Nonideal Methodology

Commentator: tba

2:00-3:45 Gibson 296

Friday, October 6, 2017

Matthias Brinkmann (DeOlazzara Fellow, PPL)
The Strong Demands of Political Competence

Commentator: tba


2:00-3:45 Gibson 296