The seminar, "Plato's Republic : What Are the Puppets in the Cave?," will take place from 3-5 p.m. in Devlin 112. At 7:30 p.m., Cambridge University philosopher Dominic Scott will speak on "Metaphysics and the Defense of Justice in the Republic " in the Fulton Debate Room, Gasson 305. Boston University Associate Professor of Philosophy David Roochnik will serve as commentator.
Both events are open to the public free of charge.
Fimian taught at BC for 40 years until his retirement in 1995 and served as the University's pre-medical advisor from 1975 until 1991. He also directed summer workshops in radiation biology for secondary school science teachers under the sponsorship of the National Science Foundation.
Employees of the Center for Child, Family and Community Partnerships and their families will take part in the 10th Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk on Sunday, Oct. 17 to raise funds for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Each participant in the event must collect a minimum of $100 in contributions. Those wishing to support Team BC should send donations to: CCFCP, Boston College, 885 Center St., Newton, MA 02459. Checks should be made payable to the Jimmy Fund.
For information, or to walk, call ext.2-1479.
The honor is presented to the Golden Key chapter that has attained the highest new member response rate within a certain membership category. Last year, the BC chapter achieved a 79.7 percent response rate.
Campus School Volunteer Coordinator William Lambert serves as advisor to the chapter, which was formally presented with the award at the Golden Key international convention in Orlando.
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