Memory and Skill Program April 22-24, 2016

Memory and Skill Program FRIDAY, APRIL 22 - (West Duke Building, Room 202) 1:30 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. - Introduction   Felipe De Brigard (Duke University) 1:45 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.  [Chair: Felipe De Brigard (Duke University)] Carlotta Pavese (Duke University) An opinionated guide to the epistemological relevance of the procedural/declarative…
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In Memoriam William "Bernie" Peach

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                        1918 – 2015 In memory of professor emeritus of philosophy at Duke University William “Bernie” Peach, 97, died peacefully on September 24, 2015 at The Forest at Duke where he lived for many years.  Born June 20, 1918 in Roslyn, WA. Peach married Alice Mary Barber on December…
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Workshop on Memory and Skill April 22-24, 2016

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Workshop on Memory and Skill April 22-24, 2016 LINK TO ABSTRACTS AND PROGRAM West Duke Building, room 202 Duke University, Durham, NC This event is free and open to the public, but it requires registration. To register please email Max Beninger at Friday, April 22 (West Duke Building, Room 202)…
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Recordings of Phi Beta Kappa Romanell Lectures

Link to First Lecture (Oc tober 28, 2015):  "What is Moral Progress?" Link to Second Lecture (November 4, 2015): "Is Human Nature an Obstacle to Moral Progress?" Link to Third Lecture (November 11, 2015): "Toward a Naturalistic History of Moral Progress"
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Allen Buchanan Named Phi Beta Kappa Romanell Lecturer

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Finding Philosophy's Female Voices

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Andrew Janiak, an associate professor whose expertise lies largely in the history of philosophy and a research team of staff and students — along with colleagues at Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania — are pushing fundamental, seismic changes to how philosophy is taught. “Philosophy is a discipline very resistant to…
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Welcome Assistant Professor Carlotta Pavese

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The Philosophy Department is please to welcome our new Assistant Professor Carlotta Pavese.  This semester she will teach PHIL 210.01 Knowledge and Certainty, T and Th 1:25pm -2:40pm.  Course description: Problems in the theory of knowledge: conditions of knowledge, skepticism, perception, memory, induction, knowledge of other minds, and knowledge of…
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BREAKING NEWS: The Philosophy Department is Back in the West Duke Building The faculty and staff are back in the West Duke Building room 201. Next week our graduate students that are currently located on West Campus: Davison Hall (Green Zone) rooms 422 will join us. In the next couple of…
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Welcome Professor Peter van Inwagen

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The department of philosophy is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter van Inwagen as Research Professor. Professor van Inwagen will teach a graduate seminar annually each spring term and work with graduate students. Last spring (2014) he taught Phil 790S: Saul Kripke: Language, Metaphysics, and Mind The original conception of…
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In Memoriam Benjamin F. Ward

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August 2, 1948 - December 14, 2013 We are again deeply saddened by the loss of our colleague Benjamin Ward on Saturday, December 14, 2013. He will be remembered by many as he was a long time successful and influential professor in our department. He was also a world class pianist,…
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