The Philosophy Department is hosting speaker Foad Dizadji-Bahmani of CSULA and the Beginning of the Year Party.
Events and Announcements
October 8, 2015
March 22, 2011
How Imagination Gives Rise To Knowledge
(or, “Elementary, My Dear Watson, Elementary”)
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
5:15 pm - Fowler Halll 202
Refreshments served - Everyone welcome!
sponsored by Remsen BirdAbstract: Although philosophers have long looked to imagination to play a central role in the justification of our modal beliefs, it has also long been thought that outside of the domain of modal epistemology the imagination has no important epistemic role to play. In the words of Brian O’Shaughnessy, it is “outside the cognitive circuit.” This paper aims to defend the imagination against this charge... Read More
March 17, 2011
March 16, 2011
October 24, 2010
What is Genocide and Why is it so bad?Prof. Abed will argue that genocide is a violent process tied in complex ways to war, military occupation, colonization, and nation-state consolidation. According to this view, “ethnic cleansing” and cultural assimilation can be genocidal policies. Although Genocide is not the worst of the international crimes, the Holocaust is morally distinctive. Professor Mohammed Abed California State University, Los Angeles Thursday, October 28th 4:30 to 6:30 Fowler 202 Everyone is invited Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Remsen Bird Fund
October 5, 2010
October 5, 2010
September 29, 2010
Appiah, a leading philosopher and a professor at Princeton University, demonstrates that honor is the driving force in the struggle against man’s inhumanity to man.
at the Los Angeles Central Library, Thursday, October 7th, at 7 pm.
September 28, 2010
May 23, 2010
("Arthur C. Danto is Johnsonian Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Columbia University, and was the art critic for The Nation from 1984 to 2009. He is the author of several books on analytical philosophy and the philosophy of art; and winner of the the National Book Critics Prize for Criticism in 1990, as well as Le Prix Philosophie for “The Madonna of the Future.”)