Free Public Lectures on Indian Philosophy
Date: May 4, 2009
Times: 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Location: Humanities Center (Room 123), Augustana College campus
Ticket Info: Free and open to the public.
On Tuesday, May 5, Dr. David Scott will give two lectures on Indian Philosophy. Dr. Scott taught philosophy in Bangalore, India for 40 years and is the author of a number of books and articles on Indian thought.
Dr. Scott will lecture at 10:00 a.m. and again at 3:00 p.m. in Humanities 123. His first lecture will be a survey of the development of Indian philosophical reflection beginning in the 1st cen. BCE, with the Vedic/Upanisadic literature, and ending in the 17th cen. CE.
Dr. Scott's second lecture will delineate the major elements in the classical philosophical systems of India.
The lectures are sponsored by the Department of Religion, Philosophy and Classics, and by the Staley Fund at Augustana.
Dr. David O'Hara
Assistant Professor of Philosophy