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Philosopher to Discuss Morality, Evolution in UA Lecture

Dr. William FitzPatrick, a professor of philosophy at the University of Rochester, will explore the relations between scientific and philosophical questions about morality tonight in the final lecture of The University of Alabama’s 2015–2016 Philosophy Today series.

Philosopher to Discuss Human, Nonhuman Animal Communication in UA Lecture

Dr. Dorit Bar-On, professor of philosophy at the University of Connecticut, will discuss the relationship between human and nonhuman animal communication in the final lecture of The University of Alabama’s 2014-2015 Philosophy Today series.

UVA Professor to Present Lecture on Philosophy of the Mind

Dr. Brie Gertler, a Commonwealth Professor of Philosophy at the University of Virginia, will discuss her ideas on whether the mind extends beyond the body in the third lecture of The University of Alabama’s 2014-2015 Philosophy Today series.

Professor to Discuss Values, Personal Identity in ‘Philosophy Today’ at UA

Dr. Jesse Prinz, a distinguished professor of philosophy at City University of New York, will discuss values and personal identity in the second lecture of The University of Alabama’s 2014-2015 Philosophy Today lecture series.

UCLA Philosopher to Present Lecture on Free Will, Moral Responsibility

Dr. Pamela Hieronymi, professor of philosophy at the University of California, Los Angeles, will present the lecture “The Problem of Free Will and Moral Responsibility,” Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in 205 Smith Hall on The University of Alabama campus.

UA’s Philosophy Series Continues with Talk on Inattentional Blindness

Dr. Ned Block, a leading philosopher of mind, will deliver the next lecture in the 2013-2014 Philosophy Today Series.

UA’s Philosophy Today Series Opens with Time Travel Discussion

Dr. Ned Markosian, a professor in the philosophy department at Western Washington University, will discuss the topic of time travel in the first lecture in The University of Alabama’s 2013-2014 Philosophy Today Series.

Abortion’s Sensitivity in Modern Culture Topic of UA Lecture

Prominent philosopher Dr. William G. Lycan will discuss “Why the Abortion Issue is So Difficult,” as part of the 2012-2013 Philosophy Today Lecture Series.

UA Philosophy Lecturer to Discuss Einstein’s Contributions, Jewish Perspectives

Elements of Jewish intellectual thought may have influenced Einstein’s development of the theory of relativity and Nazi attempts to discredit it. A University of Alabama guest lecturer is scheduled to explain how Jan. 24.

UA’s Philosophy Today Lecturer Revisits “The Problem of Consciousness”

Dr. Frank Jackson, the second speaker in the 2012-2013 Philosophy Today Lecture Series, will discuss “The Problem of Consciousness Revisited” on Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in room 205 of Smith Hall on The University of Alabama campus.

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