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Acting Well: The Philosophy and Psychology of Virtue

Anscombe Lecture Today

It is Collegium Institute’s great pleasure to invite you to attend its inaugural Anscombe lecture in ethics, which will be delivered by Dr. John Haldane this afternoon.

  • Date: Wednesday March 19th, 2014
  • Time: 5:00 pm
  • Location: Stiteler B21 (208 S. 37th Street).

 Dr. John Haldane is a Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs at the University of St. Andrews, and Chairman of the Royal Institute of Philosophy.

This event is cosponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Department of Psychology, and the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

 

 

Please find a PDF of our event poster here.

 

 

 

Mill and Newman on Liberty and Conscience

A Lunch Colloquy
Part of “Dictating Conscience: Law as a Cultural Weapon”

When: Monday, March 31, 2014; 1:30 p.m.
Where: Fitts Auditorium

The Collegium Institute is proud to cosponsor this lunch Colloquy with Dr. Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University.

The lunch will take place at 1:30 and is the first in a series of presentations sponsored by the Penn Federalist Society.
For more information about “Dictating Conscience: Law as a Cultural Weapon,” please see the Penn Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies Eventbrite page here.

The Meaning of Beauty

When: Tuesday, March 25, 2014; 7:00 p.m.
Where: Meyerson Hall B3, School of Design (210 South 34th Street)

FEATURED SPEAKER

Dr. Michael Lewis, Faison-Pierson-Stoddard Professor of Art History at Williams College

Sponsored by the Our Sunday Visitor Institute. Cosponsored by the Department of the History of Art and the Program of Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania.

Please find a PDF of our event poster here.

Acting Well: The Philosophy and Psychology of Virtue

Inaugural Anscombe Lecture in Ethics

When: Wednesday, March 19, 2014; 5:00 p.m.
Where: Stitler B21 (208 S. 37th Street)

Dr. John Haldane, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs at the University of St. Andrews, Chairman of the Royal Institute of Philosophy

Cosponsored by the Department of Philosophy and the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

Please find a PDF of our event poster here.

Faith In Fossils?

Reflections of a Penn Paleontologist

On February 5, 2014, Dr. Peter Dodson collaborated with the Collegium Institute to share his reflections on theology and science.

Dr. Peter Dodson is Professor of Anatomy and Paleontology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is co-editor of The Dinosauria, a definitive scholarly resource, and the author or co-author of more than one hundred academic papers and books, including The Horned Dinosaurs (Princeton, 1996). A research associate of the Academy of Natural Sciences and a member of the advisory committee for the Institute for Religion and Science, Dodson has taught a broad range of course in geology, history, history and sociology of science, and religious studies for more than three decades at Penn. In 2011 he received a Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award.

 

Silent Music: St. Cecilia as Model of Contemplation

A Penn Year of Sound Panel
  • Date and time: Thursday February 27th, 5:00 pm
  • Location:  102 Music Building (201 S. 34th St)

FEATURED SPEAKER:

Thomas Connolly, Emeritus Professor of Music, University of Pennsylvania, and author of Mourning into Joy: Music, Raphael, and St. Cecilia (Yale, 1995)

DISCUSSANT:

Ann Moyer, Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania, and author of Musica Scientia: Musical Scholarship in the Italian Renaissance (Cornell, 1992)

Cosponsors: Department of Music, Department of History, Medievalists @ Penn, and a Penn Year of Sound (YoS) grant

Please find a PDF of our event poster here.

New Events for Spring 2014!

Penn Year of Sound Panel:
“Silent Music: St. Cecilia as Model of Contemplation”
  • Date and time: Thursday February 27th, 5:00 pm
  • Location:  102 Music Building (201 S. 34th St)

FEATURED SPEAKER:

Thomas Connolly, Emeritus Professor of Music, University of Pennsylvania, and author of Mourning into Joy: Music, Raphael, and St. Cecilia (Yale, 1995)

DISCUSSANT:

Ann Moyer, Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania, and author of Musica Scientia: Musical Scholarship in the Italian Renaissance (Cornell, 1992)

Cosponsors: Department of Music, Department of History, Medievalists @ Penn, and a Penn Year of Sound (YoS) grant


CI’s Inaugural Anscombe Lecture in Ethics
“Acting Well: The Philosophy and Psychology of Virtue”
  • Date and time: Wednesday March 19th, 5:00 pm
  • Location: TBD

FEATURED SPEAKER:

John Haldane, Professor of Philosophy, University of St. Andrews, and Director of the Center for Ethics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs, University of St. Andrews

 


“The Meaning of Beauty”
  • Date and time: Tuesday March 25th, 7:00 pm
  • Location: TBD

FEATURED SPEAKER:

Michael Lewis, Faison-Pierson-Stoddard Professor of Art History, Williams College

 Copsonsored by the Our Sunday Visitor Institute


CI’s Inaugural Humanities Forum: “Learning without Irony”
  • Date and time: Thursday April 10th, 5:00 pm
  • Location: TBD

“In Praise of Seriousness”

by Dr. Christy Wampole, Assistant Professor

of French and Italian, Princeton University

“The Pedagogy of Piety”

by Dr. R.R. Reno, Editor, First Things

Prof. Peter Dodson Tonight!

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Faith in Fossils?
Theological Reflections of a Penn Paleontologist
Date: Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Terrace Room, Cohen Hall

Dr. Peter Dodson is Professor of Anatomy and Paleontology at the University of Pennsylvania.  He is co-editor of The Dinosauria, a definitive scholarly resource, and the author or co-author of more than one hundred academic papers and books, including The Horned Dinosaurs (Princeton, 1996).  A research associate of the Academy of Natural Sciences and a member of the advisory committee for the Institute for Religion and Science, Dodson has taught a broad range of course in geology, history, history and sociology of science, and religious studies for more than three decades at Penn.  In 2011 he received a Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award.
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Cosponsored by 
Penn Jews and Muslims, Dialoguing in Abraham’s Tent, Penn InterVarsity, the Whitefield Society, the Veritas Forum, and Penn Newman Center, and the Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society (PRRUCS)
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For more information, please visit: www.collegiuminstitute.org
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Please find a PDF of our event poster here.

Faith in Fossils?

Theological Reflections of a Penn Paleontologist
Date: Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Terrace Room, Cohen Hall

Dr. Peter Dodson is Professor of Anatomy and Paleontology at the University of Pennsylvania.  He is co-editor of The Dinosauria, a definitive scholarly resource, and the author or co-author of more than one hundred academic papers and books, including The Horned Dinosaurs (Princeton, 1996).  A research associate of the Academy of Natural Sciences and a member of the advisory committee for the Institute for Religion and Science, Dodson has taught a broad range of course in geology, history, history and sociology of science, and religious studies for more than three decades at Penn.  In 2011 he received a Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award.

Cosponsored by 
Penn Jews and Muslims, Dialoguing in Abraham’s Tent, Penn InterVarsity, the Whitefield Society, the Veritas Forum, and Penn Newman Center
For more information, please visit: www.collegiuminstitute.org
Please find a PDF of our event poster here.