Philosophy

Philosophy Department Events, 2001-2003

 

2001-02

Ian Hacking (Chair of Philosophy and History of Scientific Concepts at the Collège de France, Paris, and University Professor at the University of Toronto): "‘True’, Values, and the Sciences," 10/04/01 (funded by the Forry Fund in Philosophy and Science; part of the Science and Value Forry Lecture Series).

Nina Belmonte (Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, Hampshire College): "Critical Responsibility: Derrida & the Frankfurt School," 10/18/01.

Freeman Dyson (Professor Emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University): "Technology and Social Justice," 10/25/01 (Funded by the Forry Fund in Philosophy and Science; part of the Science and Value Forry Lecture Series).

Nancy Cartwright (Professor of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method and Director of the Center for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, London School of Economics): "The Myth of Universalism: Theories of Science and Theories of Justice," 11/01/01 (funded by the Forry Fund in Philosophy and Science; part of the Science and Value Forry Lecture Series).

Raymond Smullyan (Emeritus Oscar Ewing Professor, University of Indiana): "Logical Legerdemain" and "Satan, Logic, and Infinity," 4/11/02 (funded by the Epstein Lecture Fund). [Photographs]

Andrea Westlund (University of Pittsburgh): "Fusion and Reciprocity in Love: What is it to be a 'we'?," 5/2/02 (funded in part by the Eastman Fund). [Photographs]

SPRING PICNIC: 5/7/02. [Photographs]

UNVEILING OF ROBERT SWEENEY'S PORTRAIT OF W. E. KENNICK: 5/16/02. [Photographs]

2002-03

Mitch Green (Professor of Philosophy, University of Virginia): "Emotional Expression In Your Face: On the Philosophy, Psychology and Ethology of Facial Communication of Feeling," 11/7/02 (funded by the Forry Fund in Philosophy and Science). [Photographs]

Sharon Street (Instructor in Philosophy, NYU): "A Darwinian Dilemma for Realist Theories About Reasons," 11/15/02 (funded by the Forry Fund in Philosophy and Science; part of the Objectivity in Science and Ethics Forry Lecture Series). [Photographs]

Robert Mabrito (Visiting Professor of Philosophy, Tufts University): "Objectivity, Ethics, and Belief," 12/6/02 (funded by the Forry Fund in Philosophy and Science; part of the Objectivity in Science and Ethics Forry Lecture Series). [Photographs]

Cora Diamond (Emerita, University of Virginia): "The Problem of Impiety," 2/27/03 (funded by the Forry Fund in Philosophy and Science; part of the Objectivity in Science and Ethics Forry Lecture Series). [Photographs]

Simon Blackburn (Professor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge): "Objectivity and Truth: You'd Better Be Cheerful," 3/27/03 (funded by the Forry Fund in Philosophy and Science; part of the Objectivity in Science and Ethics Forry Lecture Series). [Photographs]

Thomas Nagel (Professor of Philosophy and Law, NYU): "Moral Realism and Moral Objectivity," 4/3/03 (funded by the Forry Fund in Philosophy and Science; part of the Objectivity in Science and Ethics Forry Lecture Series). [Photographs]

Mark Crimmins (Professor of Philosophy, Stanford): "On What 'What There Is' Is," 5/1/03 (funded by the Joseph Epstein Lecture Fund). [Photographs]

SPRING PICNIC: 5/6/03. [Photographs]