World Philosophy Day 2013

18 November 2013 Comments Off on World Philosophy Day 2013

World Philosophy Day was introduced in 2002 by UNESCO “to honor philosophical reflection in the entire world by opening up free and accessible spaces.” To mark this year’s UNESCO World Philosophy Day, the Department of Philosophy is organizing an event.

Wednesday, November 20
Organized by: Department of Philosophy / Room: G160
9:45-9:55 a.m.: Introduction (Simon Wigley, Philosophy)
9:55-10:20 a.m.: “Nagel’s Nageling Doubts” (Varol Akman, Philosophy)
10:25-10:55 a.m.: “Debunking the Mathematics Analogy” (Jack Woods, Philosophy)
10:55-11:25 a.m.: “Linking Genes, Brain and Mind” (Katja Doerschner, Psychology and National Magnetic Resonance Research Center)
11:30-12:20 p.m.: “Darwin, DNA and the Danes: Microevolution and Medieval History” (David Thornton, History)
12:40-1:30 p.m.: “Popular Science Tales from Anatolia: Plants, Animals and
People” (Çetin Kocaefe, Hacettepe University, Medical Biology)