Susan Haack's guest lecture at the Helsinki Metaphysical Club; 10.9.2010, Helsinki

Helsinki Metaphysical Club 10.9.

Susan Haack (University of Miami):
"Belief in Naturalism: An Epistemologist’s Philosophy of Mind"

Professor Susan Haack (University of Miami) will give a paper at the next meeting of the Helsinki Metaphysical Club in Porthania P724 on Friday, 10 September at 2 pm. The paper can be downloaded from the Metaphysical Club webpage at:

Susan Haack is Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, Cooper Senior Scholar in Arts and Sciences, Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Law at the University of Miami. Her work ranges from philosophy of logic and language, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science, Pragmatism—both philosophical and legal—and the law of evidence, especially scientific evidence, to social philosophy, feminism, and philosophy of literature. Her books include Philosophy of Logics; Deviant Logic, Fuzzy Logic: Beyond the Formalism; Manifesto of a Passionate Moderate; Defending Science – Within Reason; Pragmatism, Old and New; and most recently, Putting Philosophy to Work (2008), Ciencia, Sociedad y Cultura (2008), and the second, expanded edition of her internationally-acclaimed Evidence and Inquiry (2009). She has also published a very large number and great variety of articles, in philosophical, legal, literary, scientific, and general-interest journals—including a good many so highly-regarded that they have been reprinted several times.

Also, please note that the following meeting will be already on 16 September with another international visitor, David Hildebrand (University of Colorado). For further information, please see the Metaphysical Club webpage at

Best wishes,
Henrik Rydenfelt