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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Epistemology after Sextus Empiricus

Conference/Symposium | March 17 – 18, 2017 every day | Moses Hall, Howison Library

 Richard Bett, Johns Hopkins University; Jessica Berry, Georgia State University; Marko Malink, New York University; Justin Vlasits, UC Berkeley; Katja Vogt, Columbia University

 Sergio Tenenbaum, University of Toronto

 Department of Philosophy, Columbia University Department of Philosophy, Department of Rhetoric, Graduate Assembly, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Lodge Fund, Heyman Center for the Humanities

Epistemology After Sextus Empiricus covers themes from Sextus Empiricus that have greatly shaped the history of epistemology. Relevant topics include the nature of investigation, perception and illusion, perceptual relativism, ignorance, belief-formation, induction, infinite regress, assertion, disagreement and conflicting appearances.

39th California Celtic Conference

Conference/Symposium | March 18 | 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. | D-37 Hearst Field Annex

 Celtic Studies Program, Institute of European Studies, Department of Linguistics, Department of Scandinavian, Department of English, Arts & Humanities, Letters & Science Division of , Division of Social Sciences

The UC Celtic Studies conference is held in the spring of each year. The conference's site alternates between the Berkeley and Los Angeles campuses. Sessions focus on all aspects of Celtic culture, including language, literature, history, art and archaeology, from late antiquity until the present day. The conference draws scholars from throughout the United States and abroad.

FAMILY PROGRAM: Secrets of Moss and Lichen

Workshop | March 18 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

In honor of St. Paddy’s day, join our moss and lichen hunt, learn a little botany, and make a “secret garden” to take home

$15 Adult or Child, $10 Member Adult or Child (requires Family level Membership)

 Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Register online or by calling 510-643-2755, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Critter Corner

Workshop | December 31, 2016 – May 27, 2017 every Saturday | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science, Niche Classroom

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

What is it like to live underwater? How does it feel to warm yourself on a rock? Get an introduction to the living world by meeting small mammals, reptiles, and arthropods. In the Critter Corner, which is perfect for ages 8 and under, you can observe how animals move, feel, and eat. Read stories and role-play with toy animals and habitats so that you can better understand animal life.

Animal Discovery Room at the Lawrence Hall of Science