William Lewis (Skidmore College)
"The Social Sciences and Philosophy: Allies, Rivals or Enemies?"
Friday, March 22 at 4:30 pm
Willard Smith Library (Vaughn Lit 125)
Bill Lewis is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Chair of Philosophy and Religion at Skidmore College. He is the author of Louis Althusser and the Traditions of French Marxism (Lexington Books, 2006). His scholarship focuses on the relationships between political activity, self- and group-understanding, and scientific knowledge. In this talk, he will examine different possible models for conceiving the relation between philosophy and the social sciences.
This lecture is sponsored by the Philosophy department and is free and open to the public. Please join us!