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Philosophy Week 2013 Schedule

February 25, 2013

In a nod to knowledge and reason, Philosophy Week 2013 will debut next month! The event kicks off on Monday, March 4th and will feature lectures and panel discussions on interdisciplinary topics such as “Philosophy and Law Careers,” “The Meaning of Life,” and “Religion and Philosophy.” Drs. Douglas Anderson and Robert Audi, two nationally recognized philosophers, will be on hand to share their expertise.

Drexel Philosophy Week 2013 is free and open to the entire Drexel community. The event is sponsored by the Department of English and Philosophy, the Department of Culture and Communication, the Department of Psychology, and the Drexel Philosophy Club.

For more information, please contact Dr. Pete Amato, director of the Drexel Philosophy Program, at

Dr. Robert Audi, Dr. Douglas Anderson, Dr. Paula Cohen, Dr. Sarah Hansen, Dr. James Herbert, Dr. Marilyn Piety, Dr. Douglas Porpora, Dr. Jacques Catudal

Drs. Robert Audi, Douglas Anderson, Paula Cohen, Sarah Hansen,
James Herbert, Marilyn Piety, Douglas Porpora and Jacques Catudal

Schedule Overview

Monday, March 4, 2013

5:00PM – 7:00PM @Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, Room 106

“Meanings of Life: Feminist Resources in Foucault's Theory of Biopolitics” with Dr. Sarah Hansen, assistant teaching professor of philosophy.


Tuesday, March 5, 2013

3:00PM – 4:30PM @ MacAlister Hall 2019/2020

“Philosophy and Law Careers,” a panel discussion with Drexel Pre-Law Advisor Mike Vitlip, psychology alumnus and attorney Michael Filoromo, psychology student Katie Devanney, and others. Refreshments provided by the Drexel Philosophy Club.

5:00PM – 7:00PM @ MacAlister Hall 2019/2020

“Religiosity and Amelioration: Thoreau, Anzaldua, and Marley" with Dr. Douglas Anderson, professor of philosophy at Southern Illinois University. Refreshments provided by the Drexel Department of English & Philosophy.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

5:00PM – 7:00PM @ Disque Hall, Room 108

“Religion and Philosophy,” a panel discussion with Dr. Robert Audi, professor of philosophy at University of Notre Dame, Dr. Paula Marantz Cohen, distinguished professor of English, Dr. James Herbert, professor and department head of psychology, Dr. Marilyn Piety, associate professor of philosophy, and Dr. Doug Porpora, professor of sociology.


Thursday, March 7, 2013

5:00PM – 7:00PM @ Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, Room 120

“Governmental Secularity and Religious Citizenship” with Dr. Robert Audi, John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame and previous chair of Notre Dame’s College of Business. Refreshments provided by the Drexel Department of English & Philosophy.

Friday, March 8, 2013

3:00PM – 4:30PM @ Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, Room 106

“Why Philosophy?,” a panel discussion with Dr. Jacques Catudal, associate professor of philosophy, Drexel philosophy alums Anthony Harrison and Andrew Hurd, and current philosophy students. Refreshments provided by the Drexel Philosophy Club.