Lunchtime Talks

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About the Series

The Center for Dewey Studies is the home of research, publishing, and outreach focused on the life, work, and legacy of the American philosopher and educator John Dewey. Our Lunchtime Talks series include speakers researching Dewey and related thinkers, work in the pragmatist tradition, and other work in a broadly Deweyan spirit from a variety of fields. 

Past Speakers

  • Stephen Houchins (SIUC), "Dewey's Philosophy of Language: Sources Past and New" (SCRC Alwin C. Carus Research Grant Recipient Talk) (Video)
  • Dan Hicks (University of California, Merced), "Defusing the Democracy Defense: Scientists as Epistemic Representatives" (Flyer) (Video)
  • Juan Manuel Saharrea (UCCor-Argentina / Texas A&M), "The Experimentalist Approach in Dewey’s Theory of Democratic Education" (Flyer)
  • Kollin Fields (Greenville University), “War, Education, & Democracy: The Competing Views of John Dewey and Albert Jay Nock” (Flyer)
  • Shi Jin (Fudan University), “Dewey and Heidegger: Overcoming the Tradition From Human's Practical Life” (Flyer)
  • Philipp Dorstewitz (AURAK), “Digital disembodiment: Pragmatism, crypto anarchism and new participative relationships.” (Flyer)