By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – The contested status of social progress and how to support it will be examined during the Frank Fraser Potter Memorial Lecture in Philosophy at Washington State University, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Todd 216.
By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Criminal justice, mass incarceration and factors that undermine democracy will be examined during the Frank Fraser Potter Memorial Lecture in Philosophy and a related talk at Washington State University on Thursday, March 30.
PULLMAN, Wash. – A dialogue about God, science and the nature of reality between a Washington State University philosophy professor and a chemist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the CUB auditorium. A Q&A session and reception will follow.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Criminal justice reform, punishment and ethics will be considered by Matt Stichter, Washington State University associate professor of philosophy, at a free, public common reading lecture at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in CUE 203.
By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – The debate between Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution and intelligent design will be examined by philosopher Elliott Sober during the 53rd Frank Fraser Potter Memorial Lecture in Philosophy and the Potter Talk on Thursday, Sept. 10, at Washington State University Pullman.
By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Presentations about the struggle between Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution and intelligent design for the 53rd Frank Fraser Potter Memorial Lecture in Philosophy and the Potter Talk on Thursday, March 12, have been canceled due to speaker injury. They might be rescheduled in the […]
By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Recent discoveries in neuroscience are challenging long-held beliefs about conscious decision making or “free will.” Alfred Mele, an expert in action theory, will examine this critical intersection of science and philosophy in two free public events Jan. 23-24, at Washington State University Pullman.
PULLMAN – Georgetown University Professor of Philosophy, Nancy Sherman, will deliver the WSU Department of Philosophy’s 48th annual Potter Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 25 in CUE, Room 203. Sherman’s lecture, “The Untold War: The Guilt They Carry,” will examine the psychological and moral burdens borne by soldiers. The lecture, which is free and […]
PULLMAN — WSU administrator David Shier is the newest member of the Honors Council, according to an announcement by Honors Dean Libby Walker. “The Honors Council provides valuable leadership for our program. We certainly appreciate the input received from each member and are particularly pleased that Professor Shier, who has a long association with the […]
Not many people actually end up with the job they say they are going to have as a child. When Dana “DeeDee” Torgeson was little, she would come to work at WSU with her now retired mother, Diane Clark.“She would let me help her and I loved it; I told her that this is what […]