philosophy

philosophy

Philosophy Prof. John Morrison wins Sanders Prize in the Philosophy of Mind

John Morrison, assistant professor of philosophy, won the prestigious 2015 Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Mind.

Novelist and philosopher Rebecca Goldstein '72 discusses the "ancient quarrel"

Philosophy major Sera Schwarz '15 writes about a talk on campus by acclaimed novelist and philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein '72.

The Ancient Quarrel: Philosophy and Literature

A lecture by Rebecca Goldstein
Monday, March 23, 2015
7PM - 9PM
Diana Oval

Rebecca Goldstein is a philosopher and novelist, and both an alumna and former professor of Barnard College.  She is the author of many acclaimed works of philosophical fiction, including The Mind-Body Problem, Thirty-Six Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction, and Plato at the Googleplex.  

Lecture will be followed by Q & A and book-signing. 

Sexual Difference in a Time of Terror

A lecture by Ellen Mortensen
Thursday, November 7, 2013
12 PM
BCRW, 101 Barnard Hall

Ellen Mortensen examines the terrorist attack by Anders Behring Breivik in July 2011, approaching it from the perspective of Luce Irigaray’s philosophy of Western metaphysics.

Up For Interpretation

A Conversation with Quentin Skinner and Christopher Ricks
Friday, November 18, 2011
4:15 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Barnard Humanities Initiative: Humanistic Scholarship - Why It Matters

A lecture by Anthony Grafton
Thursday, October 27, 2011
7 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Anthony Grafton, Professor of History at Princeton University and current President of the American Historical Association, offers a trenchant defense of humanistic scholarship as part of the Barnard Humanities Initiative.

The Forum

A brand new way for Barnard women to speak their mind!
Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Diana Center, Student Dining Room

Come join us for the first ever chance to speak your piece on a variety of topics. All are welcome. Get there early to sign up; spaces are limited!