January 2, 2014 at 5:27 am

Philosophy Forum: ‘Pragmatism and Truth,’ Feb. 25

The 20th anniversary Philosophy Forum presents a public lecture by Dr. Philip Kitcher on “Pragmatism and Truth” on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 4:30 p.m. in Scripps Hall 111.

Dr. Philip Kitcher

Dr. Philip Kitcher

The Forum brings in world-class philosophers for three days of seminars as well as the public kick-off lecture.  It is one of the longest running philosophy lecture series in the country.

Kitcher is the John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. He is the author of more than 15 books, most recently:

  • The Ethical Project, Harvard University Press, 2011
  • Science in a Democratic Society, Prometheus Books, 2011
  • Preludes to Pragmatism, Oxford University Press, 2012
  • Philosophy of Science: A New Introduction (with Gillian Barker), Oxford University Press, 2013
  • Deaths in Venice: The Cases of Gustav von Aschenbach, Columbia University Press, 2013

Read more on his website.

Upcoming Events

Lectures in the History of Philosophy of Science, Wilfried Sieg on “Hilbert’s Axiomatic Ways: Structural and Formal,” on March 14 at 4 p.m. in Scripps 111.

Ohio University Lectures in Ethics, Thomas Pogge, March 27 at 7 p.m. in Scripps 111.

Mary Loiuse Gill, April 3.

Ohio University Lecture in Ethics, William Boyd on April 11.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *