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Lecture by Alison Simmons: "Re-Humanizing Descartes: What Descartes Really Said"

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Where: Palamountain Hall Davis Auditorium

Alison Simmons, Samuel H. Wolcott Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University, will be coming to Skidmore to give a talk on Thursday, April 5. She'll be talking about "Re-Humanizing Descartes: What Descartes Really Said" She thinks Descartes has gotten a bad rap among academics, largely due to his mind-body dualism and his quest for Objectivity. But, she argues, that's just a small part of the story, and the story looks quite different when we put it into context. Come to the talk to see how...

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