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Lecture at St. John's on Aristotle's "On Respiration"
FOR RELEASE: March 18, 2013
CONTACT: Gregory Shook, 410-626-2539
James Lennox, professor of history and philosophy of science at the University of Pittsburgh, will give a lecture titled “Aristotle’s Method in ‘On Respiration’: The Origins of Functional Anatomy” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, March 22 at 8 p.m.
Lennox received his MA and his PhD in philosophy from the University of Toronto. He has published widely on history and philosophy of biology focused on scientific inquiry and explanation in historical context. Lennox has taught at the University of Pittsburgh since 1977.
For more information: www.stjohnscollege.edu
Upcoming Friday Night Lectures:
March 29 “What Does the Mathematical Physicist Know?” by Mark Sinnett, St. John’s College tutor
April 5 “Sympathy’s Dimensions: Reflections on the Moral Philosophy of David Hume,” by Jeffrey Smith, St. John’s College tutor
April 12 “Intellectual Sin,” by Philip Lecuyer, St. John’s College tutor
April 19 “Why I Still Scan Verse; or: How to Sleep in a Procrustean Bed,” by Elliott Zuckerman, St. John’s College tutor emeritus