Philosophy

16th Annual Alice Ambrose Lazerowtiz-Thomas Tymoczko Memorial Logic Lecture

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Smith College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: James M. Joyce
Cooper Harold Langford Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Statistics
University of Michigan

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 7:30pm in Neilson Browsing Room

The title of the talk is

"Predictive Accuracy and the Bayesian Approach to Inductive Inference"

Sponsored by the Logic Program, Departments of Philosophy, Mathematics and Statistics and the Smith College Lecture Committee
Smith College

For futher information, please call (413) 585 3642.

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"The Value of Self-Determination"

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Amherst College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Anna Stilz
Associate Professor of Politics at Princeton University

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

Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 5:00pm, Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115)

The title of her talk is

"The Value of Self-Determination"

Funded by the Forry and Micken Lecture Series in Philosophy and Science

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

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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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Creatures Who Create: Should We Bring Back Lost Species?

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Smith College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Bruce Jennings
Director of Bioethics, Center for Humans and Nature

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 5:00pm in Seelye 201, Smith College

The title of the talk is

"Creatures Who Create: Should We Bring Back Lost Species?"

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, Smith College

For futher information, please call (413) 585-3642.

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EVENT CANCELLED - "Fitting-In: Autonomy vs Evolutionary Biology" -

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Amherst College
Department of Philosophy

Presents: Laurence Thomas,
Syracuse University

DUE TO A FAMILY EMERGENCY THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN CANCELLED!

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, - CANCELLED
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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EVENT CANCELLED -"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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"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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"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:

"Looking 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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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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