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Oct. 8-9: UCLA Philosophy Professor Tyler Burge

Lectures are part of Nadine B. Andreas lecture series.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 10-5-2015

Mankato, Minn. – Prominent international philosopher Tyler Burge, a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles who has lectured around the world, will deliver lectures at Minnesota State University, Mankato on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 8-9 as part of the University’s annual Nadine B. Andreas lecture series.

Burge will address the question “Do Apes and Children Attribute Mental States to Others?” in a lecture Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. He will discuss “Perception: Ground of Empirical Objectivity” on Friday, Oct. 9 at 9 a.m. Both lectures, free and open to the public, will take place in Morris Hall 103 on campus.

Burge is an award-winning philosopher who has taught at universities around the world, including MIT, Munich University, Stanford University, Harvard University and more.

For more information about the lectures, contact Richard Liebendorfer, professor of philosophy, by phone at 507-389-2317 or by email at

Co-sponsors of the lecture include Minnesota State Mankato’s Department of Philosophy (College of Arts and Humanities), Department of Psychology (College of Social and Behavioral Sciences) and the University’s Cognitive Science Program (College of Science, Engineering and Technology).

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,376 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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