Philosophy

Philosophy Department Events, 2010-2011

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Joshua Greene (Psychology, Harvard): "What Psychology Can and Cannot Do For Ethics,"10/28/2010 (part of the Ethics and Evolution Lecture Series; funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science). [Photographs and Audio]

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William FitzPatrick (University of Rochester): "What Do Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, and Social Psychology Have to Teach Us About Morality?," 11/11/2010 (part of the Ethics and Evolution  Lecture Series; funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science). [Photographs]

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Allen Stairs (University of Maryland): "How Spooky is Einstein's 'Spooky Action at a Distance'?," 11/15/2010; co-sponsored with the Department of Physics. [Photographs]

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Selim Berker (Harvard): "Using the Evolved Mind as a Moral Divining Rod: the Dual-Process Strategy," 12/2/2010 (part of the Ethics and Evolution Lecture Series; funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science). [Photographs]

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Sharon Street (NYU): "The Evolutionary Origins of Valuing: Do Darwinian Explanations Undermine or Vindicate our Views on What Matters?," 12/9/2010 (final lecture of the Ethics and Evolution Lecture Series; funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science). [Photographs]

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Ekaterina Vavova (Amherst College): "Easy Knowledge, Junk Knowledge: Knowledge Nonetheless," 3/24/2011. [Photographs and Audio]

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Sean Greenberg (University of California/Irvine): "Occasionalism and Human Freedom in Malebranche:'Things that Undermine Each Other'?," 4/7/2011. [Photographs and Audio]

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John McDowell (Pittsburgh): "Intention in Action," 4/28/2011, the sixth annual Amherst Lecture in Philosophy. [Photographs]

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Reception for Senior Majors, May 21, 2011.