Fairbanks Ethics Lecture Series Worthy to Serve the Suffering: Albert Schweitzer

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When: Wednesday September 2nd, 2015 Time: 12:00-1:00 pm Location: Methodist Petticrew Auditorium **Please Note– Lunch will not be provided. You are welcome to bring your lunch & eat during the presentation.** Objectives: 1. Outline the major contributions of Albert Schweitzer. 2. Describe the key elements of Schweitzer’s views on worthiness to serve the suffering. 3. […]

Narrative & Proof: Two Sides of the Same Equation (Livestreamed on 20 January 2015)

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 – 12:00pm to 1:30pm Mathematical Institute, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Oxford This event will be webcast live at 5 pm GMT, please click here to live stream. One of the UK’s leading scientists, Marcus du Sautoy, will argue that mathematical proofs are not just number-based, but also a form of narrative. In response, author Ben Okri, mathematician Roger Penrose, […]

Philosophy and the (Non – Academic) Professions : A Panel Discussion

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Thursday, 25 Sept., 4:30pm IUPUI Campus Center, Rm. 307 Bring Plenty of Questions! Is there any connection between philosophy (or, more generally, the humanities) and the (non-academic) professions? Can one enrich the other? Is philosophy (or the humanities) of any value to professionals? Our panelists will talk about these and related questions! Panelists: Jan Frazier […]

National Humanities Center Residential Fellowships

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The National Humanities Center, located in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, is taking applications for academic-year length residential fellowships for advanced study in the humanities. Applications are due October 15, 2014 at midnight EDT. The  Center offers 40 fellowships. Stipends are individually determined, according to the needs of the Fellow and the Center’s […]

John Dewey in 1902

Fourteenth Annual Meeting: THE MIDWEST PRAGMATIST STUDY GROUP of The Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, 22-­23 September 2012

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  DATE: 22-­23 September 2012 LOCATION: Cavanaugh Hall, Room 508; 425 University Blvd.; Indianapolis, IN 46202  http://liberalarts.iupui.edu/mpsg/ No fee, no registration, open to the public         Program  Saturday, September 22, 2012   1:00 PM­-2:15 PM:   Philosophy as Therapeutic Amelioration: Crisis and Reflection in the Thought of William James, David Rodick, Xavier University   2:30 PM-3:45 […]