Amherst College Philosophy Professor Alexander George Creates "AskPhilosophers" To Bring Philosophy to All

October 11, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Alexander George, professor of philosophy at Amherst College, has launched a new Website, called AskPhilosophers (www.askphilosophers.org ), that allows anyone to ask anything-and get an answer from a thinker trained in philosophy.

Amherst College Professors Douglas and George Are Authors of "Sense and Nonsensibility"

August 11, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College faculty members Lawrence Douglas, associate professor of law, jurisprudence and social thought, and Alexander George, professor of philosophy, are the authors of Sense and Nonsensibility: Lampoons of Learning and Literature ($9.95, Fireside/ Simon & Schuster, New York, 2004), a collection of satires and parodies that poke fun at classic and contemporary literature, the educational establishment and American culture.

Composer and Music Theorist Dmitri Tymoczko To Speak on "Composition as Applied Philiosophy" at Amherst College April 12

March 16, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Dmitri Tymoczko, a composer and music theorist, will give a talk on “Composition as Applied Philosophy” at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, in Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. Organized by the Amherst College Department of Philosophy and funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science, Tymoczko’s talk is free and open to the public.