The Anna Tumarkin Lectures in Philosophy present outstanding women philosophers.
Over three consecutive evenings a philosopher presents her current philosophical work.
Amie Thomasson is the Daniel P. Stone Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy at Dartmouth College. She works on metaphysics, metaontology, fiction, philosophy of mind and phenomenology, the philosophy of art, and social ontology.
Amie Thomasson is the author of Norms and Necessity, Ontology made Easy, Ordinary Objects and Fiction and Metaphysics. Ontology Made Easy was awarded the American Philosophical Association's 2017 Sanders Book Prize.
She was recently named one of the “50 most influential living philosophers”.
May 2, 2022, Lecture 1:
Misdirections in Metaphysics 1: The Explanatory Conception of Metaphysics
May 3, 2022, Lecture 2:
Misdirections in Metaphysics 2: The Truthmaker Conception of Metaphysics
May 4, 2022, Lecture 3:
The philosopher Anna Tumarkin (1875–1951) was a pioneer in the academic world. A Russian-Jewish immigrant, she studied in Bern and, after a stay in Berlin, was the first female professor at the University of Bern, as well as one of the first women in Europe to achieve a university professorship on the normal career path. Anna Tumarkin published in the history of philosophy, philosophical psychology, and aesthetics. She also lobbied for women’s right to vote.