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The Philosophy Department of
Central European University


The Hungarian Philosophical Association
cordially invite you

to a public lecture by

Professor James Lennox
(University of Pittsburgh)

Getting a Science Going:
Aristotle on Entry Level Kinds

3. June, 2004 at 4 pm

The lecture will be held in Room 412 of the CEU Building at
Budapest V., Zrínyi utca 14

* * * * * * * * *
JAMES LENNOX is Professor of History and Philosophy of Science and Director,
Center for Philosophy of Science (Adjunct Professor in Philosophy and
Classics), University of Pittsburgh. Research specialties include Ancient
Greek philosophy, science and medicine and the history and philosophy of
evolutionary theory. Professor Lennox has published essays on the
philosophical and scientific thought of Plato, Aristotle, Theophrastus,
Boyle, Spinoza, and Darwin, especially focused on scientific explanation, and
particularly teleological explanation, in the biological sciences. He is
author of Aristotle's Philosophy of Biology: Studies in the Origins of Life
Science (Cambridge, 2000), a volume in Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and
Biology, and Aristotle, On the Parts of Animals I-IV (Oxford, 2001), an
introduction, translation and Commentary of De Partibus Animalium for the
Clarendon Aristotle Series. He is co-editor of Philosophical Issues in
Aristotle's Biology (Cambridge 1987); Self-Motion from Aristotle to Newton
(Princeton 1995); and Concepts, Theories, and Rationality in the Biological
Sciences (Pittsburgh 1995).

L a s z l o E. S z a b o
Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS)
phone:(31)70 512 2700 fax:(31)70 511 7162

on leave from

Theoretical Physics Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
Eotvos University, Budapest

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