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Philosophy for Lunch

April 27, 2016, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location Dickson Hall - 430
More Informationhttp://www.montclair.edu/chss/philosophy/events/Posted InCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
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April 27: Molyneux's Problem

Consider a person born blind who has learned to identify a round object and a cube by touch. Now imagine she can see for the first time. Will she be able to distinguish between these two objects through vision alone?

We'll discuss this thought-experiment, which is one of the most fruitful in the history of philosophy. 

Philosophy for Lunch happens every Wednesday from 12–1PM, Dickson Hall, 430.

What is P4L?  Students and professors close-read and discuss a few of the greatest passages in the history of philosophy. 

Who's invited?  No preparation or previous knowledge of philosophy is needed. Everyone is welcome!

Should I bring anything?  Bring a beverage, and if you're hungry, bring your actual lunch.

Brought to you by the new Department of Philosophy at Montclair State University