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Philosopher Jason Bridges will speak on "Comparison and Practical Reason"

Jason Bridges (University of Chicago) will present a talk on Thursday, September 28, 2017.  His lecture is titled "Comparison and Practical Reason" and will be presented in Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at 5:00pm.  The event is free and open to the public. For further information, please contact the Philosophy Department at Amherst College 413-542-5805 or

The Department of Philosophy at Amherst welcomes all students, from those who would like to sample a course or two, to those who would like to major in the discipline and perhaps even study the subject in graduate school.