Gonzaga University faculty Debby Hutchins and Sam Leigland will lead an exploration of the question, “What Can We Learn from William James?” in the latest installment of a series of faculty discussions about great thinkers throughout history, 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Wolff Auditorium, Room 114 of the Jepson Center.
The lecture, co-sponsored by Gonzaga’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Robert K. and Ann J. Powers Chair of the Humanities, is free and open to the public. Hutchins, an assistant professor of philosophy at Gonzaga, earned her doctorate from Boston College and has taught at Gonzaga since 2006. Leigland, a professor of psychology at GU since 1987, earned his master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of New Mexico.
This marks the fifth year of the lecture series, coordinated by Gonzaga philosophy Professor Wayne Pomerleau, the Powers Chair of the Humanities. The lectures focus on the current relevance and significance of the ideas of great thinkers from the past. Previous lectures have discussed Socrates, Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, Charles Darwin, Thomas Aquinas and Jane Austen.
For more information, contact Professor Wayne Pomerleau at (509) 323-6750 or via e-mail.