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Skidmore College
Philosophy Department

2015 - 2016 ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS

Philosophy Club Weekly Meetings

Date: Thursdays (except during school vacations)
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Philosophy Department Lounge, 2nd floor of Ladd Hall

The Noble Lie event poster

The Noble Lie event poster, October 2015

“Perception and Illusion in Virtual Reality”

Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016   
Time: 8:00 PM
Guest lecture Dr. David Chalmers (NYU/Australian National University).

Philosophy Interest Meeting

Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Ladd 207

Event: Get-together with current majors, minors and faculty for those students interested in the study of Philosophy as a major or minor. Come get answers to your questions and fill-up with dough boys, burritos and beverages.

“Transformative Experience”

Date: Thursday, April 21, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Davis Auditorium, Palamountain Hall

The Charles N. Dowd Lecture in Mental or Moral Phiosophy
Speaker:  Dr. L. A. Paul (UNC Chapel Hill)

Philosophy-Religion Majors Commencement Party

Date: Friday, May 20, 2016
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Home of Professor William Lewis

To make sure that we have a chance to meet parents, and congratulate all of our graduating seniors, the Department faculty hosts an annual Open House reception.  This year an hors d'oeuvre reception for students and their commencement guests will be held at the home of Professor William Lewis.  On behalf of the philosophy and religion faculty, please do come and let us help you celebrate this memorable occasion!