- Wednesday 13 Mar 2019, 16:00 - 17:30
- Theil Building
The faculty colloquia aim to cover the broad scope of Erasmus School of Philosophy (ESPhil), in analytic and continental philosophy as well as the history of philosophy. Speakers are free in their choice of the subject-matter of their talks, but are requested to present a talk accessible to all philosophers, students notably included.
In this edition Yogi Hale Hendlin will give his Welcome Lecture. Yogi joined our faculty in November 2018.
About the speaker
Yogi Hale Hendlin, PhD, is a newly appointed Assistant Professor in ESPhil. He entered the faculty via the research initiative of the EUR called The Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity.
Hendlin is an environmental philosopher working at the juncture of philosophy of biology, public health and business ethics, and has published on topics diverse as: bicycling and the politics of recognition, interspecies communication and meaning-making amongst organisms, environmental justice movements responding to Dutch and English historical privatization of commons, and how advertising uses trickle down appeal to hipsters in order to attract trendsetters to use their products.
In this talk, Hendlin will overview of his research in the context of social epistemology and the corporate determinants of health, and will tell us what he is working on right now.