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CANCELLED – Colloquium: Edouard Machery
March 21 @ 4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Each colloquium will be held on Wednesday from 4:15 P.M. to 6:15 P.M. in rooms 9-204/9-205, except as otherwise noted.
Edouard Machery (Pittsburgh)
“De-Freuding Implicit Attitudes”
Psychologists and philosophers treat implicit attitudes as automatic and unconscious mental states—a view reminiscent of Freud’s theory of unconscious desires and urges. I present a competing view about the nature of attitudes, and show that it is better supported by the empirical evidence.