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Selfridge College Lecture: That Anselm's God exists and Gaunilo's Island is lost | Philosophy

Apr 24, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

On-Campus - Humanities Center
224 West Packer Avenue
Bethlehem PA 18055

Donna Wagner

"That Anselm's God exists and Gaunilo's Island is lost forever."

Richard James Campbell, AM
Richard Campbell is an Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the Australian National University, Canberra.  Educated at the Universities of Sydney and Oxford, he was appointed to the Department of Philosophy at the ANU in 1967 and was engaged in teaching, research and administration until he retired in 2003.  During that time, he served five years as Dean of the Faculty of Arts, followed by four years as Pro Vice-Chancellor at the ANU.  Also, for 15 years he was involved in restructuring the system of public education in the Australian Capital Territory, including six years as Chairman of the ACT Schools Authority.  In recognition of those services he was installed in 1986 by Queen Elizabeth as a Member of the Order of Australia.  He is the author of Secondary Education for Canberra (1973), From Belief to Understanding (1976), Truth and Historicity (1992), The Concept of Truth (2011), The Metaphysics of Emergence (2015), and Rethinking Anselm’s Arguments (forthcoming 2018), and numerous articles.

Thirty-Fourth Annual Selfridge Lecture in Philosophy.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

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