Ecologist David Abram To Speak at Amherst College May 7

April 30, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.- Philosopher and ecologist David Abram will speak about "Becoming Animal: Language and the Ecology of Sensory Experience" on Wednesday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium at Amherst College. A reception and book signing will take place from 3:30 until 5:30 p.m. at the Hitchcock Center for the Environment at 525 South Pleasant Street in Amherst.

University of Pittsburgh's Kieran Setiya to Speak at Amherst College Oct. 13

October 11, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Kieran Setiya, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh, will speak on “Cognitivism About Instrumental Reason” at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, in Pruyne Lecture Hall, Fayerweather 115, at Amherst College. Organized by the Amherst College Department of Philosophy and funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science, Setiya's talk is free and open to the public.

Niko Kolodny To Speak on "Why Be Rational?" at Amherst College Nov. 3

October 13, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Niko Kolodny, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of California at Berkeley, will lecture on the question "Why Be Rational?" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, in Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Organized by the Amherst College Department of Philosophy and funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science, Kolodny's talk is free and open to the public.