Schedule for the 2001-2002 Season:
SEPTEMBER 11, 2001:
Understanding Dewey: Starting at the Starting Point..
Douglas Browning, Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin
Due to the tragedies in New York and Washington this lecture was postponed and will be rescheduled.
SEPTEMBER 25, 2001: Why I am No Longer a Surgeon: Confronting Moral Dilemmas in Modern Aesthetic Surgery.
Dr. Jeffery Isenberg, MD, MPH, Editor-In-Chief, Journal of Surgery and Medicine.
OCTOBER 9, 2001: Renegotiating with the Gods: A Sociobiological Approach.
Joe Barnhart, Professor of Philosophy, University of North Texas.
OCTOBER 23, 2001: Schelling's Objective Idealism: The Function of Art in Evolution.
Sam Gholson, Professor of Art (retired), Heidelberg College, DPF Board member.
NOVEMBER 13,2001: C. W. Smith's 'Gabriel's Eye': Using Visual Art For Thematic Texture
C. W. Smith, Professor of English, Director of Creative Writing Department of English, Southern Methodist University.
NOVEMBER 27, 2001: Problems in the Philosophy of Emotion.
Eric Barnes, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Southern Methodist University.
DECEMBER 11, 2001: Culture, History, and the Pain Laden Line.
Zsusanna Ozsvath, Professor of Arts and Humanities, University of Texas at Dallas.
DECEMBER 25, 2000: NO MEETING
JANUARY 8, 2002: What, if Anything, Can Philosophy Learn from the Social Sciences?
Sid Chapman, Professor of Philosophy, Richland College.
JANUARY 22, 2002:Killing and Letting Die: How Much Do We Owe to Others?
Alastair Norcross, Easterwood Chair and Associate Professor of Philosophy, Southern Methodist University.
FEBRUARY 12, 2002: Concepts and Compositionality.
Denny Bradshaw, Department Chairman of Philosophy, University of Texas at Arlington.
FEBRUARY 26, 2002: The Problem of Evil and Double Standards.
Mark Heller, Professor of Philosophy, Southern Methodist University.
MARCH 12, 2002: Cross-Cultural Education: A Phenomenological Look.
Harry Reeder, Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Arlington.
MARCH 26, 2002: A Physicist's Contact with Philosophy.
Wolfgang Rindler, Professor of Physics, University of Texas at Dallas.
APRIL 9, 2002: Earth Angels, Mother Seas, and Cosmic Selves: William James and the Philosophy of Mysticism.
Bill Barnard, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Southern Methodist University.
APRIL 23, 2002: Why Study Medieval Political Philosophy?
Joshua Parens, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Dallas.
MAY 14, 2002: Nonduality in Eastern Traditions.
Ruben Habito, Professor of World Religions and Spirituality, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University.
MAY 28, 2002: Does Postmodern Literature Make Any Sense?
Robert Nelsen, Associate Professor of Aesthetic and Literary Studies, University of Texas at Dallas.
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