Philosophy

"Transformative Choices"

Friday, March 27, 2015
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Ruth Chang
Rutgers University

Friday, March 27, 2015, 3:30pm, Bartlett 206

The title of the talk is

"Transformative Choices"

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

For futher information, please call (413) 545-2330.

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CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS - What's All The Fuss about Consciousness?"

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Amherst College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Jerry Alan Fodor (CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS)
Philosophy Department
Rutgers University

The title of his talk is

 "What's All The Fuss about Consciousness?" - CANCELLED

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 5:00pm in Pruyne Lecture Hall, Fayerweather 115

Reception to follow

Tenth annual lecture of The Amherst Lecture in Philosophy - CANCELLED

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and
Funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science

For further information, please call 542-5805

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"The Mentaculus Vision"

Friday, April 10, 2015
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Barry Loewer
Rutgers University

Friday, April 10, 2015, 3:30pm in Bartlett 206

The title of the talk is

"The Mentaculus Vision"

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

For futher information, please call (413) 545-2330.

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"The Moral Case for Local Food"

Wednesday,  April 15, 2015
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Helena de Bres
Wellesley College

Wednesday, April 15,  2015, Time and Location 4:30pm, Skinner 216

The title of the talk is

"The Moral Case for Local Food"

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, Mount Holyoke College,South Hadley, MA.

For futher information, please call (413) 538-2249.

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"Fairness and the Political Obligations of Citizenship"

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Amherst College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Erin Taylor,
Cornell University

Fourth and final lecture in the Forry and Micken Lecture Series on:
"The Promise and Problems of Citizenship"

Thursday, April 30, 2015, 5:00pm, Paino Lecture Hall, 107 Beneski Building

The title of her talk is

"Fairness and the Political Obligations of Citizenship"

Funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science

For further information, please call 542-5805.

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"Perceptual Inference"

Friday, September 19, 2014
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Susanna Siegel
Harvard University

Friday, September 19, 2014, 3:30pm in Bartlett 206

The title of the talk is

"Perceptual Inference"

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

For futher information, please call (413) 545-2330.

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"The Midlife Crisis"

Wednesday,  October 15, 2014
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Kieran Setiya
Professor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Insititue of Technology

Wednesday, October 15,  2014, Time and Location 4:30pm, Skinner 216

The title of the talk is

"The Midlife Crisis"

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, Mount Holyoke College,South Hadley, MA.

For futher information, please call (413) 538-2249.

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"Against Counterfactual Miracles"

Friday, October 17, 2014
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Cian Dorr
New York University

Friday, October 17, 2014, Time and Location 3:30pm in Room 206 Bartlett Hall

The title of the talk is

"Against Counterfactual Miracles"

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

For futher information, please call (413) 545-2330.

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A Puzzle about Perceptual Justification

Wednesday,  November 5, 2014
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley
Department of Philosophy

Presents: David Barnett
Union College

Wednesday, November 5,  2014, Time and Location 4:30pm, Skinner 216

The title of the talk is

"A Puzzle about Perceptual Justification"

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, Mount Holyoke College,South Hadley, MA.

For futher information, please call (413) 538-2249.

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"Human Psychology from Evolutionary Theory: What's Warranted?"

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Amherst College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Subrena Smith
Philosophy Department, University of New Hampshire

Thursday, November 13, 2014, 5:00pm, Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather Hall Room 115)

The title of her talk is

"Human Psychology from Evolutionary Theory: What's Warranted?"

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy & Joseph Epstein Lecture Fund.

For futher information, please call (413) 542-5805.

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