Philosophy in the Community: 2007-2008 Schedule
|September 12||Meaning, Prejudice and Understanding: What is Hermeneutics?
Presenter: Professor Eric Dayton
Hermeneutics, the art of interpretation, comes from a Greek word related to Hermes, the messenger of the gods. But how can we understand Hermes' message? How do we interpret and understand others (the unknown speaker, our neighbour, ourselves?
|October 10||Is Reality Subjective?
Professor David Crossley
|November 14||"Hey, buddy! Your karma just ran over my dogma!"
Buddhist Views of Truth, Personhood, and Socially Responsible Action
Professor James Mullens,
Department of Religious Studies
|December 12||Problems of the Will: Understanding Freedom
Professor Emer O’Hagan
|January 9||Is the Self a Fiction?
Professor Rhonda Anderson
|February 13||Love, Liberty, and Monogamy
Professor Sarah Hoffman
|March 12||Justice and International Affairs
Professor Ria Jenkins