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Philosophers Ponder Oppression, Objectivity, Beauty

Oct. 17, 2012


Cal State Fullerton’s fall Philosophy Colloquium will feature special lectures on oppression, objectivity and beauty beginning Oct. 18. The free, three-lecture series is open to the public. All sessions begin at 4 p.m.


  • Oct. 18 — Kristie Dotson, assistant professor of philosophy at Michigan State University, will present “Considering Irreducible Epistemic Oppression.”
  • Oct. 25 — 2012 Distinguished Alamshah Speaker Peter Railton, philosophy professor at the University of Michigan, will present “Is Objectivity Possible in Ethics?” The Alamshah speaker lecture is selected each fall, in honor of the late William Alamshah, a founding member of the CSUF Philosophy Department.
  • Nov. 8 Scott Sevier, visiting assistant professor of philosophy, will present a talk on goodness and beauty.


Humanities-Social Sciences Building Room 110
Cal State Fullerton, 800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton 92831 


$2 per hour or $8 for a daily permit. Details are available online.

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