WRITER: JOEL HOLST
CONTACT: MARY GERAGHTY
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Iowa City IA 52242
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Philosophy of science and the humanities topic of UI lecture April
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Michael Friedman, a professor at Indiana University,
will deliver the 32nd annual E.W. Hall Philosophy Lecture at the University
of Iowa Thursday, April 9 in the Shambaugh Auditorium.
The lecture, "On the Idea of a Scientific Philosophy: Philosophy
Between Science and the Humanities," will begin at 8 p.m. with a reception
immediately following in the North Room of the Iowa Memorial Union. The
lecture is free and open to the public.
Friedman is a professor of philosophy, history, and philosophy of science,
arts and humanities, and is chairman of the department of history and philosophy
at Indiana University. He is widely published and is an award-winning
author of two books.
Friedman has served as president of the Central Division of the American
Philosophical Association, is a member of the American Academy of Arts
and Sciences, and currently serves as president of the Philosophy of Science
Friedman will give another lecture Friday, April 10 at 4 p.m. in Room
107 English-Philosophy Building (EPB), entitled "Kantian Themes in
The E.W. Hall Philosophy Lecture, sponsored by the UI philosophy department,
annually features a high-profile lecturer.