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Drexel Philosophy Week

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Join us for five outstanding events over three days of thoughtful discussion and dialogue about intriguing and important ideas!


Tuesday, March 4th:
  • 4 - 5:30 p.m., Center for Automation Technology, 061: Elliot Paul, PhD, (Columbia University) “Losing Confidence: A Brief History of Intuition”, refreshments following.
  • 6:30 - 8:00p.m., Center for Automation Technology, 061: Panel discussion: “Philosophy, Literature, and Identity” - André Carrington, PhD (English), Sarah Hansen, PhD (Philosophy), Abioseh Porter, PhD (English), and Sheila Sandapen, PhD (English).

Wednesday, March 5th:
  • 4 - 5:30 p.m., Campbell Auditorium, Stratton Hall 113: Nathan Hanna, PhD (Drexel University), “The Free Will Defense Reconsidered”, refreshments following.
Thursday, March 6th:
  • 4 - 5:30 p.m., Mitchell Auditorium, Bossone 007: Miriam Solomon, PhD (Temple University), “Philosophical Perspectives on Translational Medicine,” refreshments following.
  • 6:30 - 8:00 p.m., Mitchell Auditorium, Bossone 007: “Social Science Approaches to Translational Medicine” - Ali Kenner, PhD (History & Politics/STS), Chloe Silverman, PhD (History & Politics/STS), Michael Yudell, PhD (Community Health and Prevention), and Cynthia A. Connolly, PhD, RN, FAAN (University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing).
Abstracts available online.

This event has been organized by the Drexel Philosophy Week 2014 Committee: Andrew Smith, PhD (Chair); Nathan Hanna, PhD; Joseph McPeak, PhD; Flavia Padovani, PhD, and is sponsored by the Department of English and Philosophy, the Drexel MS Program in Science, Technology, and Society, and the Drexel Philosophy Club. For further information contact us at:

Drexel Philosophy Week events are free and open to the public!

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