Australian National University Philosopher to Discuss “Blaise and Bayes” at Amherst College March 29

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March 22, 2012

AMHERST, Mass.—Alan Hájek, a philosophy professor at Australian National University (ANU), will discuss “Blaise and Bayes” in a talk at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is the final event in the 2011–2012 Forry and Micken Lecture Series.

Northwestern U. Philosopher Jennifer Lackey to Discuss “Testimony: Depending on Others” at Amherst College March 4

February 24, 2010

AMHERST, Mass.—Jennifer Lackey, associate professor of philosophy at Northwestern University, will speak about “Testimony: Depending on Others” on Thursday, March 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall.

Distinguished Philosopher Timothy Williamson to Lecture at Amherst College March 5

February 23, 2009                
             
AMHERST, Mass.—Timothy Williamson, the Wykeham Professor of Logic at Oxford University, will give a talk titled “Probability and Danger” at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, in the  Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College.

Philosopher Barry Schwartz Will Lecture Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Amherst College

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October 2, 2007 Contact: Stacey Schmeidel Director of Public Affairs 413/542-2321Editor's note: If you are looking for the news release on Professor Alexander George's new book What Would Socrates Say? please click here.

Sarah Buss To Speak on "Flourishing and Autonomy" at Amherst College Feb. 17

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Philosopher Richard Moran To Speak on "Being Told and Being Believed" at Amherst College Nov. 20

Psychologist Daniel Gilbert To Speak on “How to Be a Proper Coward ” at Amherst College April 14

March 31, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Daniel Gilbert, professor of psychology at Harvard University, will speak on “How to Be a Proper Coward” on Thursday, April 14, at 4:30 p.m. in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Gilbert's talk, sponsored by the Department of Philosophy at Amherst College and the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science, is the third in a series on “Well-Being.” The lecture is free and open to the public.

Philosopher Peter Railton To Speak on “Well-Being and Happiness ” at Amherst College April 28

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Gideon Rosen To Speak on "Culpable Ignorance in Law and Morality" at Amherst College March 11

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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.

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