Samuel C. Rickless

Professor of Philosophy

Welcome to my website!


March 2016: I commented on a paper on norms and necessity presented by Amie Thomasson at a conference at the University of Colorado Boulder on Metaphysics and its History.

March 2016: I spent a wonderful two weeks at Trinity College, Dublin, working on George Berkeley's moral and political philosophy, and participating in the activities and programs at the Trinity Long Room Hub.  I am very grateful to the faculty and staff at the Hub and the Trinity philosophy department for being such wonderful hosts.

April 2016: I gave a presentation in inclusive pedagogy in the history of philosophy at the New Narratives in the History of Philosophy Conference, Duke University.

April 2016: I commented on Matt Zwolinski's paper, "Exploitation and Neglect", at a conference on exploitation designed to launch a new Philosophy/Politics/Economics program at the University of San Diego.

January 2017: I will be presenting a talk,"Is Shepherd's Pen Mightier Than Berkeley's Word?", sponsored by the International Berkeley Society at a meeting of the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association in Baltimore.