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Tano Posteraro – Wasp Epistemology: Bergson and Fabre on Instinct and Sympathy

The Department of Philosophy is pleased to present Tano Posteraro over Zoom next Friday, March 25, 2022, as part of our Speaker Series.

Speaker: Tano Posteraro is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at Concordia University.



Time: Friday, March 25, 3 to 5 p.m. EST

Title: Wasp Epistemology: Bergson and Fabre on Instinct and Sympathy

Zoom Registration: https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpd-iuqD8pH9wlN-T0LDf6CsIJPibSkarN

Abstract: This paper reconstructs the contentious view of biological sympathy that Henri Bergson developed in his “Creative Evolution.” Read more.

This event is free and open to all. Thank you for sharing with your professional associations and graduate students.



UPCOMING SPEAKER SERIES LECTURES:

Friday, April 1, 2022 – Anselm Winfried Müller, Visiting Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of Chicago, “Good Reasons and Good Motives: An Inferentialist Account of the Difference” – in-person in room LB-362 (co-presentation with Groupe de la recherche sur la normativité)

Friday, April 8, 2022 – Dan Kaplan, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Philosophy, “No Such Thing as Defeat” – in-person in room LB-362 and via Zoom

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 – Stephen Gardiner, Professor of Philosophy, University of Washington – in-person in 4th Space and via Zoom (co-presentation with Nature, Time, Responsibility and the Next Generation Cities Institute)

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