Philosophy Colloquium ‘Results May Vary’ March 23

Philosophy colloquium speaker Vadim Keyser

The Philosophy department will present a colloquium, “Results May Vary: How to Navigate Scientific Disagreement,” with Vadim Keyser, of San Francisco State University, from 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in Room 3212 of the Henry Madden Library. Keyser describes what his colloquium will entail: The process of cross-checking something requires adding a new perspective, measurement, […]

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Philosophy Colloquium ‘Fighting About Frequency’ March 20

Karen Kovaka

~ Photo from The Philosophy department will present a colloquium, “Fighting about Frequency,” with Karen Kovaka, of the University of Pennsylvania, from 4-5:30 p.m. Monday, March 20, in Room 140 of the Kremen Education Building. The term “scientific controversy” calls to mind a clash of theories or hypotheses. One contender is right, the others are wrong, and […]

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Philosophy Colloquium: ‘Tortured Plea Bargains: The Legal Fiction of Feigning Guilt’

Professor James Rocha, pictured at right, will be the first speaker of the Philosophy Department ( colloquium at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, in Room 192 of the Peters Business Building. Dr. Rocha is doing some exciting research on the topic of “Plea Bargains,” and he will share his findings in a talk titled “Tortured Plea Bargains: The Legal Fiction […]

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