Claremont Colleges Philosophy

A Resource for Claremont Philosophy Programs





Welcome to the Claremont Colleges Philosophy Project! This site is here to offer helpful news and links to Claremont philosophy students and faculty. This project is also home to the biannual newsletter: The Hemlock Cup, edited by Pitzer Prof. Brian Keeley. (The newsletter is on a bit of a hiatus right now... but check out the back issues!)

Upcoming Philosophy Lectures & Events:







4:15, February 4, 2016 – Location: Balch Auditorium at Scripps. (Q&A and Reception to follow)

Harry Frankfurt, Title: "Moral Reason and the Necessities of Love"

Before he was the best-selling author of, "On Bullshit," Harry Frankfurt was, and remains, a philosopher famous for conceiving of new problems as well as new solutions to the age-old problem of free will.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the author of fascinating philosophical books, including: "Demons, Dreamers, and Madmen" (1970); "The Importance of What We Care About" (1988), "Necessity, Volition, and Love" (1999), "The Reasons of Love" (2004), "On Bullshit" (2005), "On Truth" (2006), "Taking Ourselves Seriously and Getting it Right," (2006), and "On Inequality" (2015).


4:15, February 26, 2016 – Location: TBA at Pomona.

Daniel Morgan, Title: TBA

Prof. Morgan is a philosopher and Associate Professor in the Dept of Cinema & Media Studies interested in the Philosophy of Film.


4:15, March 24, 2016 – Location: TBA at Pomona.

Stephen White, Title: TBA

Prof. White (PO '05, PPE major) is an ethicist and political philosopher at Northwestern University, interested in issues concerning partiality and impartiality, the morality of personal relationships, and how the sphere of public morality differs from private or personal morality.