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Major Speakers

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and Religion and by Logos: The BCC Philosophy and Religion Club

  • John Searle, University of California/Berkeley, Fall 1989
  • Stephen Stich, Rutgers University, Spring 1991
  • Margaret Walker, Fordham University, Fall 1991
  • Hilary Putnam, Harvard University, Spring 1992
  • David Sprintzen, Long Island University/C.W. Post Center, Spring 1992
  • Jay Kantor, New York University, Fall 1992
  • Rebecca Goldstein, Columbia University, Spring 1995
  • Laurence Thomas, Syracuse University, Fall 1995
  • Sander Lee, Keene State University, Spring 1996
  • Robert Solomon, University of Texas/Austin, Fall 1996
  • Douglas Allen, University of Maine, Spring 1997
  • James Rachels, University of Alabama, Fall 1997
  • Colin McGinn, Rutgers University, Spring 1998
  • Jonathan Shear, Virginia Commonwealth University, Fall 1998
  • Virginia Held, CUNY Graduate Center, Spring 1999
  • Tim Maudlin, Rutgers University, Fall 1999
  • Ann O'Byrne, Hofstra University, Spring 2000 (Women's History Month)
  • Ned Block, Columbia University, Spring 2000
  • Robert Kennedy, St. Peter's College, Fall 2000
  • Christana Arp, Long Island University, Spring 2001 (Women's History Month)
  • Daniel Kolak, William Paterson University, Spring 2001
  • Joram Haber, Bergen Community College, Fall 2001
  • Howard McGary, Rutgers University, Spring 2002 (Black History Month)
  • David Benfield & Chris Herrera, Montclair State University, Fall 2002
  • Dick Howard, SUNY/Stony Brook, Spring 2003
  • Charles Varela, University of Illinois, Fall 2003
  • Douglas Lackey, CUNY Graduate Center, Fall 2003
  • Rom Harr, University of Oxford, Spring 2004
  • Arthur Danto, Columbia University, Fall 2004
  • Nancy Holmstrom, Rutgers University, Spring 2005 (Women's History Month)
  • Tamar Szabo Gendler, Cornell University, Spring 2005
  • Peter Singer,Princeton University, Fall 2005
  • Megan Laverty, Columbia University. Spring 2006 (Women's History Month)
  • Philip Kitcher, Columbia University, Spring 2006
  • Chris Herrera, Montclair State University, Spring 2006
  • Bryan Van Norden, Vassar College, Fall 2006
  • Amy Coplan, California State University, Spring 2007
  • Jeff McMahan, Rutgers University, Spring 2008
  • Eric Steinhart, William Paterson University, Fall 2009
  • Robert P. George, Princeton University, Spring 2010 (Co-Sponsor: BCC Conservative Speakers Series)
  • Gary Dorrien, Union Theological Seminary, Spring 2010