Gozo public talk: Making Our Way – On the concept of Experience
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The first public talk of the New Year organised by Philosophy Sharing Gozo, is – Making Our Way: On the concept of Experience – by Prof. John Ryder.
Prof. John Ryder, was born in New York City in 1951, he is a professor and former Rector of Khazar University in Baku, Azerbaijan, and Provost at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emerates. He is currently the Provost at the American University of Malta.
He is a specialist in American philosophy, especially American philosophical naturalism and pragmatism, its historical development, contemporary applicability, and its reception outside the U.S.
Many of Ryder’s papers have been translated into and published in Europe, and he is a frequent speaker at universities and conferences across Europe and the US. Between 2002 and 2012 Ryder served as president of the Alliance of Universities for Democracy (AUDEM), which through annual conferences in Europe brings together universities and academics from the US and Central and Eastern Europe and from all academic fields.
The Society said that this event is open to anyone who wishes to participate. The talk will be delivered in English, entrance is free, and no reservations are required.
It is taking place on Friday, the 12th of January, starting at 7:30pm, at the premises of Circolo Gozitano, 6, Sir Adrian Dingli Street, Victoria.