|Vol. 17, No. 12||Nov. 20, 1997|
Lyceum to present lectures series
Approaches to the Mind" is the topic of a series of lectures sponsored by The Lyceum, a Ray Street special interest housing community named after Aristotle's Athenian school.
The lecture series explores how persons perceive and react to the world and how complex systems like cognition and emotion are modeled.
Fall semester lectures in the series, which are all held in Ray Street C lounge, include:
The Lyceum, in the spirit of Aristotle's school, seeks to study the common bases and inherent relations that link areas of study through weekly meetings and discussions, programs and the lecture series. The advisor is Kathleen Duke, University Honors Program.
- "Consciousness as Spiritual Experience," by Greg Chute, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark, 2 p.m., today;
- "If We're Brains in a Vat, How Interesting Is the Vat?", Bill Frawley, linguistics, 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 1;
- "Levels and Explanations in the Study of Human Speech," William Idsardi, linguistics, 2 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4; and
- "Spatial Language and Spatial Cognition in Williams Syndrome," Barbara Landau, psychology, 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 8.
For information on the lecture series, contact Kaia Wong at 837-6433 or Bill Fields at 837-6429.