Philosophy Department Events, 1984-1989


William G. Lycan (Chapel Hill): “The Mind Model of the Computer and the Computer Model of the Mind.” (Funded by the Forry Fund, Inaugural Lecture.)


Abner Shimony (Boston University): “Philosophical Reflections on Quantum Mechanics.” (Funded by the Forry Fund, Second Annual Forry Lecture.)


Bas van Fraasen (Princeton University): “On Symmetry ” (Funded by the Forry Fund, Third Annual Forry Lecture.)


Fred Dretske: “Explaining Human Behavior.” (Funded by the Eastman, Epstein and Forry Funds.)

Wesley Salmon
: “The Importance of Scientific Understanding.” (Funded by the Forry Fund, Fourth Annual Forry Lecture.)


Thomas Pogge (Columbia University): "Can Morality Provide Unacceptable Incentives?", 10/11/88 (funded by the Philosophy Department).

James Higginbotham
: "Rules of Language and Natural Laws", 10/27/88 (funded by the Philosophy Department).

Thomas McCarthy
: "The Critique of Impure Reason: Foucault and the Frankfurt School", 3/27/89 (funded by the Philosophy Department).

Philip Kitcher
(UC/San Diego): "Biology and the Understanding of Human Behavior", 4/5/89 (funded by the Forry Fund in Philosophy and Science).

Philip Kitcher
(UC/San Diego): "The Division of Cognitive Labor", 4/6/89 (funded by the Forry Fund in Philosophy and Science, Fifth Annual Forry Lecturer).

Daniel Conway
: "Nietzsche's Perspectivism and the Rehabilitation of the Will", 4/17/89 (funded by the Philosophy Department).