Philosophy Department Events, 2010-2011

Joshua Greene Joshua Greene (Psychology, Harvard): “What Psychology Can and Cannot Do For Ethics.” (Part of the Ethics and Evolution Lecture Series; funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science.) [Photographs and Audio]

William FitzPatrick William FitzPatrick (University of Rochester): “What Do Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, and Social Psychology Have to Teach Us About Morality?” (Part of the Ethics and Evolution  Lecture Series; funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science.) [Photographs]

Allen Stairs Allen Stairs (University of Maryland): “How Spooky is Einstein's ‘Spooky Action at a Distance’?” (Co-sponsored with the Department of Physics.) [Photographs]

Selim Berker Selim Berker (Harvard): “Using the Evolved Mind as a Moral Divining Rod: the Dual-Process Strategy.” (Part of the Ethics and Evolution Lecture Series; funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science.) [Photographs]

Sharon Street Sharon Street (NYU): “The Evolutionary Origins of Valuing: Do Darwinian Explanations Undermine or Vindicate our Views on What Matters?” (Final lecture of the Ethics and Evolution Lecture Series; funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science.) [Photographs]

Ekaterina Vavova Ekaterina Vavova (Amherst College): “Easy Knowledge, Junk Knowledge: Knowledge Nonetheless.”  [Photographs and Audio]

Sean Greenberg Sean Greenberg (University of California/Irvine): “Occasionalism and Human Freedom in Malebranche:‘Things that Undermine Each Other’?” [Photographs and Audio]

John McDowell John McDowell (Pittsburgh): “Intention in Action.” (The sixth annual Amherst Lecture in Philosophy.) [Photographs]