Symposium in the History of Philosophy

In Memoriam
Amélie Oksenberg Rorty
(1932 -2020)

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy at Tufts University
in partnership with the Department of Philosophy at Boston University and the Department of Philosophy at Harvard University

September 16, 2022

Tufts University

Coolidge Room, 2nd floor, Ballou Hall

10am-10:30am: Welcome reception with coffee and scones:
welcoming remarks from Avner Baz, Chair of the Tufts’ Philosophy Department
10:30am – 11:15am:Professor Sally Sedgwick, Boston University
“Consolations of World History: Kant versus Hegel”
11:15am – 12pm: A discussion session
12pm – 1:30pm: The conversation continues during a catered lunch, served in the conference room
1:30pm – 2:15pm: Professor Michael Della Rocca, Yale University
“Becoming One: Theology and Philosophy, Will and Intellect, Mode and Substance in Spinoza”
2:15pm – 3pm: A discussion session
3pm – 3:30pm: The conversation continues over coffee and cookies
3:30pm – 4:15pm: Professor Christiana Olfert, Tufts University
“Inquiry as a Way of Life”
4:15pm – 5pm: A discussion session

Organizers: Christiana Olfert and Sigrún Svavarsdóttir, Tufts University