The Catholic University of America


 School of Philosophy

Graduate Student Spring 2006 Lecture Series

The Catholic University of America



Genes, Flux, and Forms: Are Natural Kinds Essential or Accidental?

Richard v. Sternberg

National Institutes of Health; National Museum of Natural History

Friday, February 17, 2:10 p.m.


Essence and Definition in Aristotle

Deborah Modrak

University of Rochester

Friday, March 10, 2:10 p.m.


 Jacob Klein and Phenomenology

Burt Hopkins

Seattle University

Friday, April 7, 2:10 p.m.


 Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Outlawed Philosopher

Jaakko Hintikka

Boston University

Friday, April 21, 2:10 p.m.

All lectures will be held in the Life Cycle Institute Auditorium
The series is sponsored by the graduate students of the School of Philosophy with the generous support of the Graduate Student Association.  For more information, contact the Office of the Dean of the School of Philosophy, 202-319-5259 or by e-mail at