Archives for "Philosophy"

Friday

March 12, 2010 3:35 pm

Dartmouth College philosophy professor to discuss free will

Adina Roskies, an assistant professor of philosophy at Dartmouth College, discusses the limitations and potential for neuroscience in the study of free will at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, March 25, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom.

Wednesday

September 30, 2009 3:10 pm

Today Show turns to Andrew Knowlton '97 for fall food trends

Bon Appetit food editor Andrew Knowlton ’97, a philosophy major at Bates, appears on a Today show segment about hot…

Thursday

September 10, 2009 1:18 pm

New Straits Times about the liberal arts quotes Yang Jerng Hwa '05

In the New Straits Times of Malasia, a Sept. 1, 2009, story about liberal arts colleges quotes Yang Jerng Hwa…

Saturday

July 25, 2009 9:49 am

Students give up their summer to fight global warming

The Eagle-Tribune of Massachusetts reports on a group of college students, including Kyle Hagenbuch ’10, who are bicycling across the…

Thursday

February 5, 2009 2:56 pm

Wake Up Call: A Multimedia Presentation

Professor of German Denis Sweet launched an experiential Short Term course in 2008 that “really deals with one’s self, one’s place in the world and one’s place in society.” He offers the life-changing course once again in Short Term 2009.

Friday

November 14, 2008 5:02 pm

Wake Up! call

Professor of German Denis Sweet’s Short Term course “Wake Up! An Experiential Journey to Self-Awareness, Nature, and Social Engagement” educates…

Thursday

November 6, 2008 1:29 pm

I’m the Girl Talk of Philosophy

Concerning mash-up music, debates have been circulating concerning the question of whether a mash-up song should be considered new or not. Is a mash-up song authentic? Is it “real” music? Or is it simply two previously written songs placed together into something that is less novel than it is a rip-off. And what does it mean that computers are so fancy these days that any Joe-shmo can take two of his favorite songs and layer them together? Does that count as authentic?

Wednesday

November 5, 2008 12:20 pm

Yale psychologist to lecture about body-mind duality

Paul Bloom, a professor of psychology at Yale, visits Bates College to offer a lecture exploring how humans think of bodies and souls at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

Saturday

November 1, 2008 3:06 pm

Wake Up Call

A chain of such experiential moments — the solo fast being just one of the more salient examples — stretched from one end of Short Term to the other. As far as I knew, nothing quite like “Wake Up!” had ever been tried at Bates before. It was a hybrid that wedded rigorous academic inquiry with direct, personal, unmediated experiential learning.

Saturday

October 25, 2008 12:00 pm

Anthony Phillips '10 talks about improving this country's education system

Anthony Phillips ’10, a double major in African American studies and philosophy from Philadelphia, offered a commentary for “My America 2008,” a special election-year series of The Tavis Smiley Show, broadcast by Public Radio International.