On Feb. 21 in Fayerweather 115, Alexander George, professor of philosophy at Amherst College, presented the first of three lectures in the 2011-2012 Romanell-Phi Beta Kappa Professorship Lecture Series, “Reason and Religion.” For some background about the lectures, read a brief interview with Professor George.
The first lecture was titled “An Everlasting Check: Hume Against Miracles.” Professor George is introduced by Amherst College President Biddy Martin. See the accompanying handout for this lecture.
On Feb. 23, Alexander George presented the second of the “Reason and Religion” lectures, “Truisms, Falsehoods and Double Standards: Everyone Against Hume.” See the accompanying handout for this lecture.
On Feb. 28, 2012, Alexander George presented the third and final lecture in the “Reason and Religion” series, “The Crowd of Thoughts Stuck in the Exit: The Consolations of Wittgenstein.” See the accompanying handout for this lecture.