Rita Nolan

Rita Nolan

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1965, University of Pennsylvania

Tel: (631) 632-7570

Areas of Specialization

Foundations of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Art, Philosophy of Language

Rita Nolan's research addresses philosophical questions that result from discoveries in science that suggest revision to our fixed beliefs. She has concentrated on such topics in psychology and the neurosciences; linguistics; cognitive anthropology; art, perception, and aesthetics.

Upcoming Events

Don Ihde Distinguished Alumni Award

September 15th, 4 pm

Terry Pinkard
"Hegel's History of Metaphysics"



September 29th, 4 pm

Georgia Warnke, University of California, Riverside
"Historical Understanding and the 'Blemish of Extraordinary Moral Legacies'"



October 12th, 4 pm

Klaus Vieweg, Jena University
"The Concept of Action in Hegel's Practical Philosophy and Aesthetics"


Dissertation Defense

October 13th, 11 am

Miles Hentrup
"Once Again from the Beginning: On the Relationship of Skepticism and Philosophy in Hegel's System"



October 25th, 5 pm

Adam Cureton, University of Tennessee
"Offensive Beneficence"




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