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Brother Against Brother: Pragmatism, Civility & the Civil War

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 3/6/2012
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
Description:
 David Sumner, associate professor of English at Linfield College, will lead a conversation on the American Civil War and how this war changed the way Americans approached disagreement and fostered the birth of the one major American contribution to philosophy: pragmatism. This presentation is part of the Conversation Project and is sponsored by Oregon Humanities. Free and open to the public.


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Library: Downtown Bend Public Library    Find the Bend Public Library
Location: Brooks Room
Contact: Lisa McGean
Contact Number: 541/312-1034
Presenter: David Sumner