Upcoming Conferences

Check here for future announcements on upcoming conferences being hosted by the Department of Philosophy.

Previous Conferences

Below is a representative list of conferences the Department of Philosophy has hosted here on campus in West Lafayette, IN, over the past few years. These conferences covered various areas within academic philosophy, topics, and themes. They also included a range of guests and speakers, from graduate students to international scholars. Links to the conference program or website are included where available.


An Ancient Philosopher Retires
: A Conference in Celebration of Patricia Curd's Retirement
April 26th-27th, 2019

Inclusive Philosophies Conference
, Hosted by Graduate Women in Philosophy
March 29-30th, 2019



Dimensions of Normativity: Kant on Morality, Legality and Humanity
February 19th-21st, 2018


Indiana Philosophical Association Fall 2017 Meeting

November 10th-11th, 2017
Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Harman (Princeton University)

"Deleuze, Politics, Economics" Conference

September 6th, 2017

Inclusive Philosophies Conference
, Hosted by Graduate Women in Philosophy
April 21st-22nd, 2017


Art, Aesthetics, and Philosophy International Conference
September 30th-Oct 1st, 2016

William L. Rowe Memorial Conference
July 26th-27th, 2016  (schedule)


The Political Philosophy of Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze International Conference

November 13th-14th, 2015


Faith and Reason: Themes from Swinburne
September 25th-27th, 2014

Logic, Mathematics, and Philosophy International Conference
September 19th-20th, 2014


Philosophy Born of Struggle Conference
October 25th-26th, 2013


Between Deleuze and Foucault

November 30th-December 1st, 2012

Truth, Thought, and Technology: The 5th Biennial Purdue Philosophy & Literature Conference

October 19th-20th, 2012

Challenges to Religious and Moral Belief: Disagreement and Evolution
September 6th-8th, 2012

The Annual Spring Workshop of the Moral Psychology Research Group
April 2012


Philosophical Dialogue Between Africa and the Americas
April 18th-20th, 2011

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