Bloomsburg University to host philosophical discussion

For Immediate Release

Date: Aug 22, 2019

Contact: Tom McGuire Director of Media Relations, Content Strategy

Written by: Nick Sanayka, Media Relations Intern

Bloomsburg University to host philosophical discussion

BLOOMSBURG----Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania will host author and professor Kirk Fitzpatrick for a discussion on “Soul Music and the State: Two Songs in the Kallipolis of Plato’s Republic.” The discussion will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 3, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. in Bakeless Hall, room 207.  The event is free and open to the public.

Fitzpatrick is a professor of philosophy and former director of the Grace A. Tanner Center at Southern Utah University.  He has authored a book, A Philosophical Reader on Moral Weakness: Akrasia, Weakness of Will, and Practical Irrationality. Fitzpatrick is also an assistant editor of VoegelinView, a website dedicated to political philosophy and public commentary on all aspects of culture. 

The Bloomsburg University Department of Philosophy is sponsoring the event.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,900 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.