Denison Philosophy Colloquium
Date of Event: September 18, 2009
Posted: September 11, 2009
The Denison University Department of Philosophy will hold a colloquium, “A Defense of Darwinian Evolutionary Ethics,” with Robert J. Richards, the Morris Fishbein Professor of the History of Science and Medicine at the University of Chicago, at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18, in the Samson Talbot Hall of Biological Science (350 Ridge Road), Room 210. This event is free and open to the public.
Richards’ specific areas of interest include evolutionary biopsychology, evolutionary ethics, philosophy of history and German romanticism. He has authored a number of works in the area of the history and philosophy of biology, as well as psychology, such as “Darwin and the Emergence of Evolutionary Theories of Mind and Behavior” and “The Romantic Conception of Life: Science and Philosophy in the Age of Goethe.”
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville—A Philosophy Colloquium with University of Chicago Professor Robert J. Richards at 3:30 p.m. on Fri., Sept. 18, in the Samson Talbot Hall of Biological Science (350 Ridge Road), Room 210. Free and open to the public. For more information contact 740-587-6387 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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