Harvard Neuroscientist to Discuss “What Psychology Can and Cannot Do for Ethics” at Amherst College Oct. 28

September 27, 2010

AMHERST, Mass. — On Thursday, Oct. 28, at 4:30 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall, Harvard University psychology professor Joshua Greene will discuss “What Psychology Can and Cannot Do for Ethics.”

Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum and Art Department to Honor Michael Mazur ’57 During Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 23 to 25

October 15, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, MeadArt Museum
413/542-2551

AMHERST, Mass.—The Mead Art Museum and Department of Art and the History of Art at Amherst College will jointly honor the admired painter and printmaker Michael Mazur, Amherst Class of 1957, with multiple events that will take place during the college’s Homecoming weekend from Friday, October 23, through Sunday, October 25.

Philosopher to Discuss “The Reasons of Trust” at Amherst College Oct. 22

September 24, 2009

AMHERST, Mass.—Pamela Hieronymi, associate professor of philosophy at UCLA, will give a talk titled “The Reasons of Trust” on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 4:30 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall.

MIT Philosopher Richard Holton to Lecture at Amherst College April 2

March 12, 2009                
               
AMHERST, Mass.—Richard Holton, professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will give a talk titled “Willing, Wanting, Waiting” at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall.

Amherst College Religion Department to Host Four-Part Lecture Series on “Paul, Judaism and the Roman Empire” Feb. 10, 24 and March 10, 24

February 5, 2009

AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College’s Department of Religion and Willis D. Wood Fund will host and sponsor a lecture series titled “Paul, Judaism, and the Roman Empire” at 8 p.m. in Fayerweather Hall’s Pruyne Lecture Hall on the Tuesday evenings of Feb. 10, Feb. 24, March 10 and March 24.