January 25, 2011
Philosophy Chair Burt Hopkins welcomes American scholar Algis Mickunas, Professor Emeritus, Ohio University, to present “The Phenomenology of the Civilizational Other: The Constitution of 'East' and 'West'," on February 4. Mickunas, who has taught at Ohio University for 40 years, has authored numerous books, including Democracy Today, Technocracy vs Democracy, and Exploring Phenomenology. He is a leading authority on contemporary European philosophy, Marxism, hermeneutics, semiotics, phenomenology, and existentialism as well as theories of democracy and politics. In addition, he is the founder of the International Circle of Husserl Scholars and the International Circle of Merleau-Ponty Scholars.
This event, which is funded by the Pigott McCone Chair and the College Events Committee, begins at 3 p.m. in Pigott 100. A reception immediately follows the presentation.
Philosophy is one of 33 undergraduateand 7 advanced degrees offered by the College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University.
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