Peter Hacker Lecture at Swarthmore

GPPC member institution, Swarthmore College, Department of Philosophy presents:

Methodology in Linguistic Analysis:
Consciousness as a Case Study

Friday, November 8, 2013
Science Center 105
Swarthmore College
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081

Speaker: Peter Hacker, PhD
Emeritus Research Fellow
St. Johns College
Oxford University
Dr. Peter Hacker is one of the most notable authorities on Wittgenstein and a distinguished historian of the analytic tradition. His interests include Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology and Metaphysics, Philosophy of Wittgenstein, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy and Neuroscience.

He has written and lectured extensively on the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind, as well as the relationship between philosophy and neuroscience. His most recent publication, The Intellectual Powers: A Study of Human Nature is a philosophical investigation into the cognitive and cogitative powers of mankind.