October 17, 2003
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.-Philosopher Louise M. Antony, a professor of philosophy at The Ohio State University, will talk about "Two Sides of Belief" on Friday, Nov. 7, at 4:30 p.m. in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115). Her talk, sponsored by the Department of Philosophy at Amherst College and the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science as part of a series on "Ethics, Metaphysics, and Psychology of Belief," will be free and open to the public.

Antony specializes in the philosophy of language, philosophical issues in cognitive science, the philosophy of mind and feminist theory. She is the co-editor of two books, A Mind of One's Own: Feminist Essays on Reason and Objectivity (with Charlotte Witt, 1993), and Chomsky and His Critics (with Norbert Hornstein, 2003).

Antony received a B.A degree in philosophy from Syracuse University, and a Ph.D. from Harvard.