Dr Tamas Pataki, Religion and Violence

Dr Tamas Pataki, Religion & Violence
Thursday, April 15
3-4.30pm in ib3.307 on the Waurn Ponds Campus

The next instalment in the Deakin Philosophical Society's 2010 presentation series is on this Thursday. Dr Tamas Pataki will explore the link between religion and violence.

Dr Pataki is honorary senior fellow at the University of Melbourne and honorary fellow of Deakin University. He studied philosophy at the University of Melbourne and psychoanalysis at University College, London University. He has been a lecturer in philosophy at RMIT, University of Tasmania and University of Melbourne. He co-edited, with Michael Levine, Racism in Mind (Cornell 2004) and is the author of Against Religion (Scribe, 2007) as well as of several articles and book chapters on the philosophy of mind, and numerous popular pieces and reviews.

The presentation is in room ib3.307 on the Waurn Ponds campus (the same room we used for AC Grayling's presentation) from 3-4.30pm.

This is a public presentation and anybody is welcome to attend. If you have any questions you can email Dylan Nickelson: mail@deakinphilosophicalsociety.com or dnic@deakin.edu.au.

Against Religion
Wednesday, April 14
4-5.30pm in ib3.307 on the Waurn Ponds campus

In preparation for Dr Pataki's presentation, this Wednesday the DPS will discuss his Australian Book Review essay 'Against Religion'. The essay is online at: http://home.vicnet.net.au/~abr/Feb06/Pataki%20essay.htm .

So feel free to join us for the discussion this Wednesday from 4-5.30pm in ib3.307.

Dylan Nickelson,
President, Deakin Philosophical Society.

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