Philosophy

Events (2014-15)

 


2014-2015 Forry and Micken Lecture Series

on

 "The Promise and Problems of Citizenship"

A lecture series funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science

Anna Stilz (Princeton University)

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

"The Value of Self-Determination"


 Laurence Thomas (Syracuse University)

Thursday, March 5, 2015, 5:00pm, Pruyne Lecture Hall, Fayerweather Hall

"Fitting-In: Autonomy vs Evolutionary Biology"


 Daniel Silvermint  (University of Connecticut)

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

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


 Erin Taylor (Cornell University)

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

"Fairness and the Political Obligations of Citizenship"

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The Amherst Lecture in Philosophy

Jerry A. Fodor (Rutgers University)

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

 "What's All The Fuss about Consciousness?"

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Other Events & lectures Scheduled 2014-2015

Subrena Smith (University of New Hampshire)

Thursday, November 13, 2014, 5:00pm  Pruyne Lecture Hall, Fayerweather Hall

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

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Daniel Koltonski (currently teaching at Amherst College)

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 5:00pm  The Babbott Room, The Octagon

"Working for Free: Vocational Commitments, Institutional Exploitation, and Professions in a Market Economy"

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Gina Schouten (Illinois State Universtity)

Thursday, February 12, 2015, 5:00pm, The Babbott Room, The Octagon 

"Is the Gendered Division of Labor a Problem of Distribution?"

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Rafeeq Hasan (University of Chicago)

Thursday, February 19, 2015, 5:00pm  The Babbott Room, The Octagon

"Non-Domination and Economic Justice: Rousseau and Pettit"

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For further information, please phone Dee Brace at (413) 542-5805 or send e-mail to djbrace@amherst.edu.