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February 20, 2004

Philosophy department announces spring speaker schedule

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Department of Philosophy will begin its 2004 Spring Colloquium Series on March 4.

All sessions, which are free and open to the public, are scheduled for 4:30 p.m. in University Hall, Room 201.

On March 4, Alvin Plantinga, John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, will present "Against Materialism." On April 8, Stephen Neale, professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, will present "Linguistic Pragmatism," and on April 15, Gisela Striker, professor of philosophy and classics at Harvard University, will present "Plato and the Ontology of Aristotle's Categories."

Copies of papers will be available a few days before each talk in the Purdue Philosophy Office, Beering Hall, Room 7105.

Support for the series is from the Dean's Department Enhancement Funds of the School of Liberal Arts.

Writer: Amy Patterson-Neubert, (765) 494-9723, apatterson@purdue.edu

Source: Martin Curd, professor of philosophy, (765) 494-4289, curd@purdue.edu

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