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2019-20 Philosophy Department Colloquium Series

UMaine, Buchanan Alumni House, McIntyre Room

Date and time: Thursday, September 26 4:00-5:45 p.m. lecture presentation and discussion 5:45-6:30 p.m. reception and book signing of Gandhi After 9/11: Creative Nonviolent and Sustainability (Oxford University Press, 2019) […]

Department of Philosophy Colloquium Series 2021-22 – Bruce Gilbert, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy and Liberal Arts, Coordinator of the Social Justice and Citizenship Minor at Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, Quebec – Sketch of a Phenomenological Plato.

The Maples, Weisz Room

Department of Philosophy Colloquium Series 2021-22 Bruce Gilbert, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy and Liberal Arts, Coordinator of the Social Justice and Citizenship Minor at Bishop's University, Lennoxville, Quebec Sketch of a Phenomenological Plato. WHEN: Wednesday, March 30th, 4:00-5:30pm WHAT: Sketch of a Phenomenological Plato. WHERE: The Maples, Room 110 (Weisz Room) Phenomenology is typically taken […]

Timothy O’Connor, Mahlon Powell Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Cognitive Science, Indiana University, Bloomington

Winslow 201

Timothy O’Connor, Mahlon Powell Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Cognitive Science, Indiana University, Bloomington “Understanding free will: a collaborative philosophical-scientific project” Date & time: Thursday, April 21st, 4:00-5:30p.m. Location: Winslow 201Featured topic: Human motivation, awareness, choice, and action are studied by psychology and now neuroscience. Some allege that these sciences have ‘disproved’ the concept of free […]

Richard Kenneth Atkins, Associate Professor, Boston College Talk Title: Pragmatism as a Theory of Ideas

Deering Hall, 113 University of Maine - Orono

Richard Kenneth Atkins, Associate Professor, Boston College Talk Title: Pragmatism as a Theory of Ideas Date and Time: April 6th, 4-5:30pm Location: Deering 113, The University of Maine Featured Topic: When understood as a theory of ideas, pragmatism is a radically different approach to philosophical questions from those that dominate the contemporary landscape.  Ideas are viewed […]

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