Philosophy and Humanities Department Student Colloquia
All sessions are free and open to the public; held during Bengal Pause (12:15-1:30 p.m.) in Ketchum Hall 100.
March 13, 2008
Topic: No Child Left Behind
Title: “Ms. Goode and Mr. Fairborne: A Dialog Concerning the No Child Left Behind Program”
Presenters: David Whitehead, Philosophy Major; with interlocutor: Collette Davenport, Philosophy Major; Commentator: Robert Krause, Philosophy Major, Religious Studies Minor.
April 3, 2008
Topic: Cognitive Dissonance: Mishaps in Reasoning
Title: “Cognitive Dissonance: An Answer to Our Mishaps in Reasoning”
Presenters: Marinos Maroulis, Philosophy Major; Commentator: Jason Sandman, Dual Major: Philosophy & Anthropology, Minor: Geography.
April 17, 2008
Topic: Intellectuals Being Decent Humans
Title: “Can Intellectuals Be Decent Human Beings?”
Presenters: Gene Yarmolinets, Philosophy Major; Commentator: Jessica Hazen, Dual Major: Communications and Philosophy.