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Come support and join in discussion with several philosophy undergraduates who are presenting at the 9th annual Student Research Symposium, hosted by the Department of Languages, Philosophy, and Communication Studies. The philosophy talks are as follows:

Friday, April 20
Session 1, Main 006, 3:30-4:20
• Mathias Fuelling, “The Perceptions of Riverrun: Finnegan’s Wake as a Literary Metaphor for David Hume’s Bundle Theory of the Mind”
• Camron Lee, “Observing the Shifting of Cultural Values in Literature”

Session 9, Main 006, 4:30-5:30
• Beau Peterson, “David Hume and the Theory of Personal Identity”
• Justin Solum, “Hume on Imagination”
• Shashank Chauhan, “The Question of Justice”


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