Dr. Bill Pamerleau

The Value of Freedom

Dr. Pamerleau will share insights from contemporary philosophy about the nature of freedom and the extent to which we can say we live in a free country.

Living with Intention: the Philosophy of John Dewey and American Pragmatism

Dr. Pamerleau’s discussion investigates why philosopher John Dewey’s views remain relevant to the topic of living with intention. Dewey would have us align science and philosophy to produce an approach to ethics that is forward looking and subject to constant revision, empowering us both as individuals and communities to intelligently direct our lives.