Peter van Inwagen
, Notre Dame's
John Cardinal O'Hara Professor of Philosophy, will speak about "We're Right, They're Wrong" in the Oak-Redbud Room, on the second floor of SIUE's Morris Center
A reception is scheduled with Inwagen
at 4 p.m. that day in the same location.
After the talk, time is allotted for comments and discussion until 6:30 p.m.
Before joining the faculty at Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., Inwagen taught for many years at Syracuse University.
earned a doctorate at the University of Rochester
, where he
studied with Richard Taylor and Keith Lehrer.
Some scholars say that Inwagen's
An Essay on Free Will (Oxford University Press, 1983) renewed the discussion of libertarianism and free will within the study of analytical philosophy.