Philosopher Michael Bratman to Discuss Resisting Temptation at Amherst College Dec. 4

November 12, 2008                             
Contact: Emanuel Costache ’09
Media Relations Intern

AMHERST, Mass.—Michael E. Bratman, Durfee Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences and professor of philosophy at Stanford University, will give a talk titled “When and Why is it Rational to Resist Temptation?” at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4, in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall.

Raymond Smullyan To Speak at Amherst College April 11

March 29, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— Raymond Smullyan will talk on “Logical Legerdemain” at 4 p.m. and on “Satan, Logic and Infinity” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. Both events, sponsored by the philosophy department at Amherst College, are free and open to the public.