CORVALLIS - The Department of Philosophy at Oregon State University will host "The Examined Meal," an eight-part series discussing the significance of food in human life, on Thursdays during winter term.
The lectures, which are free and open to the public, are part of the Ideas Matter series. They are all scheduled for 4 p.m. in Weniger Hall Room 149.
The series opens on Jan. 20, with a roundtable discussion by OSU anthropology professor Joan Gross, agricultural and resource economics professor Bruce Weber, and chair of the Department of Philosophy Courtney Campbell on "Hunger in Oregon: What We Know, What to Do."
The other lectures are:
OSU students can take the lecture series as a credited class. The Department of Philosophy and the Spring Creek Project sponsor the series.
More information on the event is available at http://oregonstate.edu/dept/philosophy.
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Michael Scanlan, 541-737-5653