Philosophy

"Things or Stuff?"

Friday, February 20, 2015
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Ned Markosian
Western Washington University

Friday, February 20, 2015, Bartlett Hall, Room 206 at 3:30pm- 5:00pm

The title of his talk is

"Things or Stuff?"

Reception immediately following the talk in Bartlett room 356

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

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

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"The hypothetical psychology of Plato's Protagoras"

Wednesday,  February 25, 2015
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Rachana Kamtekar
University of Arizona

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Time and Location 4:30pm, Skinner 216

The title of the talk is

"The hypothetical psychology of Plato's Protagoras"

Reception will follow lecture

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

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

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"The Parmenidean Ascent: Action"

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

Presents: Michael Della Rocca
Yale

Friday, February 27, 2015, Bartlett Hall, Room 206 at 3:30pm

The title of his talk is

"The Parmenidean Ascent: Action"

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

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

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"Fitting-In: Autonomy vs Evolutionary Biology"

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Amherst College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Laurence Thomas,
Syracuse University

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

Thursday, March 5, 2015, 5:00pm in Pryne Lecture Hall,
Fayerweather Hall Room 115

The title of his talk is

"Fitting-In: Autonomy vs Evolutionary Biology"

Funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science

For further information, please call 542-5805

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"Gettier and the Epistemic Appraisal of Philosophical Intuitions"

Friday, March 6, 2015
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Alvin Goldman
Rutgers University

Friday, March 6, 2015 ,3:30pm in Bartlett 206

The title of the talk is

"Gettier and the Epistemic Appraisal of Philosophical Intuitions"

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

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

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"Looking Out for Yourself: Victims, Complicity, and Resistance"

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Amherst College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Daniel Silvermint
University of Connecticut

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

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 5:00pm, Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115)

The title of his talk is:

"Looining Out for Yourself: Victims, Complicity, and Resistance"

Funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science

For further information, please call (413) 542-5805

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"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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What's All The Fuss about Consciousness?"

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Amherst College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Jerry Alan Fodor
Philosophy Department
Rutgers University

The title of his talk is

 "What's All The Fuss about Consciousness?" 

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

Reception to follow

Tenth annual lecture of The Amherst Lecture in Philosophy

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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TBA

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

"TBA"

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

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

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