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Young Philosophers Lecture Series returns April 10
Monday, March 24, 2014

 Catherine Sutton
 Justin Capes

Catherine Sutton, assistant professor of philosophy at Virginia Commonwealth University, will speak at the first Young Philosophers Lecture Series of the spring semester on Thursday, March 6 at Williams Center Room S204.

Dr. Sutton’s first lecture, “Can Two Things Exist in the Same Place at the Same Time?” is geared toward the general community and will be held at 12:30 p.m. “A Supervenience Solution to the Too-Many-Thinkers Problem,” Sutton’s research talk for professional philosophers and upper level philosophy students, will be presented at 5 p.m.

Dr. Sutton, who specializes in metaphysics, received a doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Virginia in 2008. She wrote, “Colocated Objects, Tally-Ho: A Solution to the Grounding Problem,” which appeared in the philosophy journal, Mind, published by Oxford University Press.

Justin Capes, lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Humanities at East Tennessee State University, will be the guest speaker at the second lecture on Thursday, April 10.

For more information on the series, contact Andrew Cullison, associate professor of philosophy, at The Young Philosophers Series, which is free and open to the public, hosts two young philosophers who have received a doctorate in Philosophy within the last six years.

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