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LPSC Colloquium tomorrow: come hear the young philosophers

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PHILOSOPHY BOWLING RESULTS

• Is the world eternal? YES
• Do humans have contra-causal free will (i.e., can humans do otherwise)? NO
• Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? YES
• Do humans have souls? YES
• Are there natural rights? YES
• Is it morally permissible to eat meat? NO
• Is the unexamined life worth living? NO
• Is truth subjectivity? YES
• Is virtue necessary for happiness? YES
• Can a computer have a mind? YES
• Can humans know reality as it is in itself? YES
• Is hell other people? YES
• Can art be created accidentally? NO
• Can we change the past? NO
• Are numbers real? NO
• Is it always better to know the truth? YES

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Friday, April 22, 3:30-4:20, Main 301: Philosophy: Meditations (Some Loud) on Good and Evil
Moderator: Huenemann
• William Holloway, “Übermensch: Wille zur Macht in Goethe’s Faust and Metal Music of the New Age”
• Michael Otteson, “God and the Devil: How They Differ”
• Eric Bottelbergh, “Animal Sufferings and the Goodness of God”

Same day, same room, 4:30-5:45: Philosophy: The Erotics of Philosophy, The Philosophy of Law
Moderator: Huenemann
• Carson Bessinger, “The Path of Purification Through Love: Platonic Eros and Sufi Mysticism”
• Daniel Tate, “Fractal Erotika: Apollodorus and the Introduction to Plato’s Symposium
• Sahil Oberoi, “Understanding Liberty through Crime and Punishment”
• Shashank Chauhan, “Morality within Law: Legal Positivism vs. Natural Law”

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