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Posts Tagged ‘Philosophy’

Lecturer to Discuss Evolution of Birds in UA’s ALLELE Series

Dr. Julia Clarke, a professor at the University of Texas, will discuss modern birds’ relationship to dinosaurs April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom on The University of Alabama campus.

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.

Lecturer to Discuss Evolution of Religious Studies in UA’s ALLELE Series

Dr. William “Lee” McCorkle Jr., a cognitive and evolutionary anthropologist, will present a lecture on the evolution of religious studies March 31 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom on The University of Alabama campus.

Psychologist to Discuss Evolution of Language in UA’s ALLELE Lecture Series

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Dr. Morten Christiansen, a professor of psychology at Cornell University, will present a lecture on the evolution of language Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture is part of the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, series at UA. The lecture, […]

Scientist to Discuss Reproductive Chemistry in UA’s ALLELE Lecture Series

Dr. Rebecca Burch will present a lecture on the chemistry of mammalian semen Thursday, December 3 as part of the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, series at The University of Alabama.

Paleontologist to Discuss Skeletons’ Use in Reconstructing Ecosystems at UA

Dr. Linda Ivany, a leader in paleontology who studies climate, ecology and evolution, will present “The Pace of Life – The (often) Missing Element in Studies of Evolution Using Fossils,” at The University of Alabama on Thursday, Oct. 15 as part of the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, lecture series at UA.

“Year of Utopia” Kicks Off at UA

The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences will celebrate the 500th anniversary of Thomas More’s book “Utopia,” which told the tale of an ideal island of the same name, with a yearlong series of events that will include themed lectures and courses.

Lecturer to Discuss Nobel Prize Winner in UA’S ALLELE Lecture Series

Dr. Sean Carroll, an evolutionary biologist, will present a lecture on the work of Jacques Monod, a French biologist and Nobel Prize winner, Thursday, April 23 as part of the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, series at The University of Alabama.

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.

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