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Romanell-Phi Beta Kappa Lectures 2017: Argument & Public Discourse

September 14, 2017
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Humanities Center Conference Room D

Richard Feldman
University of Rochester
Philosophy
Professor

A variety of misunderstandings and confusions get in the way of using discussions with others to arrive at reasonable beliefs. This talk will explore some of them: the goals of argumentation, the value of having no opinion, and the distinction between facts and opinions.

The Romanell-Phi Beta Kappa Lectureship in awarded to a nationally distinguished philosopher by the Phi Beta Kappa Society. For more about the lectureship see: http://bit.ly/2wOnJv7 

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