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Randall Curren

Recent and Upcoming Lectures

“Socratic Piety and the Universality of Virtue,” Virtues: Local or Universal? Conference, Oriel College, Oxford, January 3-5, 2019.

“The Integration of Perception, Judgment, Motivation, and Affect in Virtuous Character: An SDT Perspective,” Association for Moral Education, Barcelona, Spain, Nov. 8-10, 2018.

Overview of Patriotic Education in a Global Age, and response to commentaries by Harry Brighouse, Natalia Rogach, Bart Schultz, and Candace Vogler, Philosophy of Education Society of North America, University of St. Mary on the Lake, Mundelein, IL, October 26-28, 2018.

“Sustainability as the Preservation of Opportunity to Live Well,” Joseph A. Trovato Lecture, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York, April 19, 2018.

"Patriotic Education in the Age of Trump," with Chuck Dorn, overview of our book, Patriotic Education in a Global Age, and response to commentaries by S. Ben-Porath, D. Hansen, and B. Rogers, American Educational Research Association, New York, NY, April 14, 2018.

“Populism and the Fate of Civic Friendship,” Virtues in the Public Square Conference, Oriel College, Oxford, January 4-6, 2018.

“Interdisciplinary Teaching and Sustainability,” speaker and session convener, with Ellen Metzger, American Geophysical Union, New Orleans, LA, December 11-15, 2017.

“Grasping Ethical Facts: The Epistemic Heart of Habituation,” Association for Moral Education, St. Louis, November 2-4, 2017.

“Why Character Education?” followed by responses to commentaries by Patrick Roach (Deputy Secretary General of the NASUWT), Judith Suissa (UCL IoE), Toby Young (Director of the New Schools Network), a Launch Symposium on Why Character Education?, UCL Institute of Education, London, 18 October 2017.

“Aristotle’s Eudaimonic Supposition,” Oxford Moral Philosophy Seminar, Somerville College, Oxford, 16 October 2017.