Presentations

*Refereed / ^Invited

“Two Cases of Egotism”
Research Roundtable Talk, UConn Humanities Institute (Sep 2017)

“The Cultural Problem of Nihilism”
Religion and Society Stream Interdisciplinary Workshop, Macquarie University (Feb 2017)

“Redemption and Nihilism: Rorty vs. Taylor, Dreyfus, and Kelly”
Richard Rorty Society Inaugural Meeting, Hamilton College, New York, United States (Sep 2016) *

“Reinterpreting Richard Rorty: Self-creation and Solidarity as Strategies for Self-enlargement”
Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy Conference, University of New South Wales, Australia (Dec 2015) *

“Redemption in a Secular Age”
1. Institute for Ethics and Society Research Seminar, University of Notre Dame, Australia (Aug 2015) ^
2. Conférence Mondiale des Institutions Universitaires Catholiques de Philosophie Conference, Australian Catholic University, Australia (Jul 2015); “Civil Society and Human Formation” *

“Rethinking the Relationship between Egotism and Nihilism”
1. Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference, Macquarie University, Australia (Jul 2015) *
2. Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy – Summer Institute in American Philosophy, UC Dublin, Ireland (Jun 2015); “The Reaches of Pragmatism” *
3. Macquarie University Research Seminar, Australia (Jun 2015) ^

“Rorty and Redemption”
Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy Conference, University of Western Sydney, Australia (Dec 2013) *

“Of Private Selves and Public Morals: Philosophy and Literature in Modernity”
1. Australasian Universities, Languages & Literature Association Congress, University of Queensland, Australia (Jul 2013); “Worldmaking” *
2. Philosophy Research Seminar – University of Santo Tomas, Philippines (Jul 2013) ^

“Morality by Words: Murdoch, Nussbaum, Rorty”
1. Philosophy Research Seminar – De La Salle University, Philippines (Dec 2012) ^
2. Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy Conference, University of Auckland, New Zealand (Dec 2012) *

“On the Immanent Counter-Enlightenment”
1. Biennial Conference in Philosophy, Religion and Culture, Catholic Institute of Sydney, Australia (Oct 2012); “The Expressible and the Inexpressible” *
2. Macquarie University Research Seminar, Australia (Sep 2012) ^

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University of Santo Tomas, 2011


“On Pragmatism, Religion, and Liberalism”
The Quadricentennial International Philosophy Congress, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines (May 2011); “Thomism and Asian Cultures” *

“Shattering Tradition: Rorty on Edification and Hermeneutics”
Philosophical Association of the Philippines Conference, Miriam College, Philippines (Apr 2011); “The Death of Philosophy – Debating the End, Possibilities and Future of Thinking” *

“Gracing the Reconfigured Space: The Rortyan Imagination and the Ricoeurean Narrative”
The Grace of Space: Tribute Lectures in Honor of Prof. Leovino Ma. Garcia, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines (Jan 2011) ^

“Mysticism: Epistemologized and De-Politicized Through Pragmatism”
Mysticism Without Bounds Conference, Christ University, Bangalore, India (Jan 2011) *

“Breaking the Mirrored Man: Rorty and Pragmatism”
Philosophical Association of the Philippines Conference (Apr 2010); “Philosophy of the Human Person” *