Psychiatric Resident to Discuss the Science Behind the “Weakness of Will” at Amherst College Feb. 12

January 26, 2009               

AMHERST, Mass.—Chandra Sekhar Sripada, a research psychiatric resident at the University of Michigan, will give a talk titled “Self, Control Thyself: Weakness of Will and the Failure of Resistance” at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall.

Philosopher Michael Smith to Discuss Responsible Beliefs and Desires at Amherst College Oct. 30

October 10, 2008     

AMHERST, Mass.—Michael Smith, professor of philosophy at Princeton University, will deliver a talk titled “Beyond Belief and Desire, or: How to Be Orthonomous” at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall.

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