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Philosophy Department continues its speaker series


The Philosophy Department continues its 2012-13 Speaker Series with David Estlund of Brown University and his talk, “Bad Facts.”

Unless noted otherwise, all discussions will take place in the Everest Lounge at 4:30 p.m. In addition to the Speaker Series, the Philosophy Department will also be sponsoring lunch talks, philosophical cafes and other activities. For questions, contact Chair Leo Zaibert.

Remaining dates in the series include:

• Thursday, Jan. 24: Owen Flanagan of Duke University, “The Meaning of Life in a Material World”
• Thursday, Feb. 7: George Sher of Rice University, “Wrongdoing and Relationships: The Problem of the Stranger”
• Thursday, Feb. 21: Elisabeth Camp of University of Pennsylvania, “Why Metaphors Make Good Insults”
• Thursday, March 7: Stephen Leighton of Queens University, “Aristotle on Fear and Tragedy”