Speaker: Quassim Cassam, Professor at Warwick University
Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Taylor Hall 203
Title: Self-Ignorance and Intellectual Character
Series Title: Philosopher’s Holiday Lecture Series. JAMIE GREENBERG MEMORIAL LECTURE.
Description of Lecture: What is the role of intellectual vices such as closed-mindedness and gullibility in the formation of our beliefs? Ignorance of the influence of such intellectual character traits is a pervasive form of self-ignorance that threatens Kantian accounts of mental unity.
Bio: Quassim Cassam is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Warwick, UK, and most recently the author of Self-Knowledge for Humans (Oxford University Press 2014).