2011-2012 Romanell-Phi Beta Kappa Professorship Lecture Series: Reason and Religion

On Feb. 21 in Fayerweather 115, Alexander George, professor of philosophy at Amherst College, presented the first of three lectures in the 2011-2012 Romanell-Phi Beta Kappa Professorship Lecture Series, “Reason and Religion.” For some background about the lectures, read a brief interview with Professor George.

The first lecture was titled “An Everlasting Check: Hume Against Miracles.” Professor George is introduced by Amherst College President Biddy Martin. See the accompanying handout for this lecture.

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On Feb. 23, Alexander George presented the second of the “Reason and Religion” lectures, “Truisms, Falsehoods and Double Standards: Everyone Against Hume.” See the accompanying handout for this lecture.

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On Feb. 28, 2012, Alexander George presented the third and final lecture in the “Reason and Religion” series, “The Crowd of Thoughts Stuck in the Exit: The Consolations of Wittgenstein.” See the accompanying handout for this lecture.

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