Final 2017 Meeting of CMPR THIS FRIDAY (12/8)!

The final 2017 meeting of CMPR will be THIS FRIDAY, December 8, from 3:45-5pm at Roosevelt University, Auditorium Building Room 720.  We’ll finally get to discuss Miren Boehm (UW-Milwaukee)’s paper “Hume and the ‘New Creations of Nature’ ” (which we had to postpone in March — thanks for being so patient, Miren!).  If you need a copy of the paper, please email Kristen Irwin.

The address of the Auditorium Building is 430 South Michigan Avenue. There is parking on Congress Parkway between Michigan and Wabash, on the south side of the street. This lot can also be accessed on the east side of Wabash between Congress Parkway and Balbo. There are two other lots on Wabash between Congress Parkway and Van Buren. One can get a discounted rate by having the ticket stamped at the desk as one enters the building. Unless one has a Roosevelt ID, one needs a photo ID (preferably a driver’s license) to get in the building.

Roosevelt University is also easily accessible via public transit using the CTA Red Line (exit at the Jackson stop & walk southeast), the CTA Green Line (exit at the Adams-Wabash stop & walk south), or the CTA Brown/Pink/Orange/Purple lines (exit at the Washington Library-State/Van Buren stop & walk east-southeast).

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NEW DATE for next meeting of CMPR: Friday, November 3!!!

The second meeting of the Chicago Modern Philosophy Roundtable has been pushed up a week, from November 10 to November 3!  We’ll be meeting from 3:45-5pm at Roosevelt University, Auditorium Building Room 720, to discuss new work by Shelley Weinberg (UIUC) — please join us!

To receive a copy of Shelley’s draft, please join the CMPR listserv by following the directions at this site.

The address of the Auditorium Building is 430 South Michigan Avenue. There is parking on Congress Parkway between Michigan and Wabash, on the south side of the street. This lot can also be accessed on the east side of Wabash between Congress Parkway and Balbo. There are two other lots on Wabash between Congress Parkway and Van Buren. One can get a discounted rate by having the ticket stamped at the desk as one enters the building. Unless one has a Roosevelt ID, one needs a photo ID (preferably a driver’s license) to get in the building.

Roosevelt University is also easily accessible via public transit using the CTA Red Line (exit at the Jackson stop & walk southeast), the CTA Green Line (exit at the Adams-Wabash stop & walk south), or the CTA Brown/Pink/Orange/Purple lines (exit at the Washington Library-State/Van Buren stop & walk east-southeast).

MEETING THIS FRIDAY (9/15)!

A quick reminder that our first meeting of 2017-2018 will be THIS FRIDAY September 15 from 3:45-5pm.  We’ll be discussing Tyler Hanck (UIC)’s paper “Locke on God’s Immateriality”; contact John Whipple < jwhipple AT uic DOT edu > if you’d like a copy.

The location of the meeting will be UIC’s Institute for the Humanities, which is located in the lower level of Stevenson Hall (701 South Morgan Street). Stevenson Hall is the building directly southeast of University Hall where we have held meetings in the past. It’s labeled SH on this map:

https://maps.uic.edu

We hope to see you there (and apologies for the low-profile/late notice)!!!

Fall 2017: Save the Dates!!! (UPDATED w/locations)

The Fall 2017 schedule for the Chicago Modern Philosophy Roundtable is set!  Please save the following dates on your calendars:

Friday, September 15 — Tyler Hanck (UIC), at UIC (University Hall)

Friday, November 10 — Shelley Weinberg (UIUC), at Roosevelt University (Auditorium 720)

Friday, December 8 — Miren Boehm (UW-Milwaukee), at Roosevelt University (Auditorium 720)

All events take place from 3:45-5pm; paper titles and abstracts TBA.

If you have any questions about CMPR, or would like to express interest in sharing a project in the future, please contact John Whipple (jwhipple at uic dot edu) .  We hope to see you at one or more of these events this fall!

Next Meeting: Friday 21 April 2017, 3:45-5pm — Molly Sturdevant (St. Xavier)

The next meeting of the Chicago Modern Philosophy Roundtable will be Friday April 21, 2017 from 3:45-5pm at the University of Chicago (Gates-Blake Hall 414).  We’ll be discussing Molly Sturdevant (St. Xavier)’s paper “Multipotent Individuals: An Account of Finite Modes from the Perspective of the Ethics, Part V”, which will be distributed via our email listserv.  (Please use this link to sign up for our listserv if you’d like a copy.)

We hope to see you there!

Next Meeting: Friday 31 March 2017, 3:45-5pm — Miren Boehm (UW-Milwaukee)

The next meeting of the Chicago Modern Philosophy Roundtable will be Friday March 31, 2017 from 3:45-5pm at the University of Illinois, Chicago (room: 1430 University Hall).  We’ll be discussing Miren Boehm (UW-Milwaukee)’s paper “Hume and the ‘new creations’ of nature”, which will be distributed via our email listserv.  (Please use this link to sign up for our listserv if you’d like a copy.)

We hope to see you there!