Faculty Philosophy Luncheons

These events are intended to draw together LIU Post faculty from across all departments in order to discuss important political texts or artifacts in an interdisciplinary manner. Faculty are encouraged to submit proposals for events.


Past Events

facultyseries_flyerJ.S. Mill: “Introduction” to On Liberty
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
12:30pm-1:50, Winnick House, Hunt Room

Tocqueville: “Of the Omnipotence of the Majority in the United States and its Effects” (chapter from Democracy in America)
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
12:30pm-1:50, Winnick House, Hunt Room

Kant: “An Answer to the Question: What is Enlightenment?”
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
12:30pm-1:50, Winnick House, Hunt Room

Locke: “A Letter Concerning Toleration
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
12:30pm-1:50, Winnick House, Hunt Room

Shakespeare’s Richard II. Led by Dr. James Bednarz
Monday, November 9, 2015, 12:30pm-1:50pm
Hunt Room, Winnick House

Thucydides: The Dispute over Epidamnus and Corcyra
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
12:30pm-2pm, Hillwood 106

Act Two Finale from Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro”. Led by Dr. Mark Shapiro
(The second act finale begins at “Finale” in Scene VIII)
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
5:15pm-6:45pm, Hillwood Lecture Hall

Thucydides: The Archeology
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
12:30pm-1:50pm, Hillwood 106

Percy Bysshe Shelley, A Defence of Poetry (pdf)
Friday, October 11, 2013, 3:00pm-4:00pm