Philosophy@Utah State

Home » Uncategorized » UPDATE: Two events this Wednesday, with visiting scholar Norm Adler

UPDATE: Two events this Wednesday, with visiting scholar Norm Adler

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 106 other followers

Old Main, USU


You need a Philosophy T-shirt! For more information, please click here.


* Interested in presenting a paper at an UNDERGRADUATE PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE or publishing in an UNDERGRADUATE PHILOSOPHY JOURNAL? You should consider it! To see what options are available, both in state and out of state, click here.


• 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

Blog Stats

  • 195,698 hits

(Note the room change for the 7 p.m. talk Wednesday.)

Wednesday, March 20, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Library 101: Norm Adler (Yeshiva University) will offer insights into “Teaching Big Ideas”. Adler, a professor of biological psychology, chairs a project entitled “Big Questions: Faith and Reason on the College Campus” for the American Association of Colleges and Universities. Don’t miss a chance to meet the Big Questions!

Wednesday, March 20th, 7 p.m., Main 225: Norm Adler again, addressing the Religious Studies Club:

The Varieties of Religious Experience —
A Biopsychologist Looks at Religion:
G-d in Heaven
G-d in our Genes,
G-d in our Brains: 

            are We Wired to Believe?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: