PGS Philosophy Colloquia Spring 2019
"Democracy between genus and demos"
Anne O'Byrne, Stony Brook University
May 1 • 1:00 PM • 218 Harriman Hall
Lunch will be provided • Sponsored by the GSO
In the Stony Brook Philosophy Department, philosophy is more an activity than an artifact, more a collective vocation than a solitary pursuit.
Don Ihde Distinguished Alumni Award
Richard E. Hart, Cyrus H. Holley Professor of Applied Ethics and Philosophy Emeritus at Bloomfield College, New Jersey
“Charles Johnson and American Pragmatism” • April 18 • 214 Harriman Hall • 4:00
2nd Annual "Phenomenological Approaches to Physics” Conference , September 26-28, 2019. This year’s theme is “Quantum Mechanics: Paradigm or Ontology of Nature?,” focusing on realist and anti-realist interpretations of quantum mechanics. Abstract submissions are due May 6
Philosophical Explanations in an Age of Rhetoric An Undergraduate and High School Philosophy Conference • May 11• Charles Wang Center
News & Announcements
What are the differences between science denial, anti-science, pseudoscience, and skepticism? Featured on Forbes, Robert Crease answers these questions.
Stony Brook University’s annual celebration of Earth Day, features Dr. Robert Crease, "Lights Out: The Rise and Fall of Scientific Authority" April 18 • Student Activities Center, Room 303 • 4:00 PM
Mattoo Chair Inaugural Lecture at Stony Brook Attracts a Huge Audience
Professor Arindam Chakrabarti, the first holder of the Nirmal K. and Augustina Mattoo Chair in Classical Indic Humanities at Stony Brook University, delivered his inaugural lecture Feb. 29 on “Pain, Poetry and the Practice of Philosophy” to an overflow audience, the university announced.
Defending Science: Robert Crease Takes On the Denialists Today the authority of science is under attack. How is this possible? What can we do about it? Stony Brook University professor Robert Crease investigates.