8.1 Introduction to Personal Identity
Part 8.1. Introduces the concept of personal identity, what is it to be a person, whether someone is the same person over time and Leibniz's law of sameness.
IDS336 Fall 2010 Session 13
!DS336 Jazz in the Modern Era Session Thirteen 11/30/10 Chet Hanley Guest: Jeffrey Winston
REC100 Fall 2010 Session 12
RED100 Dimensions of Leisure Session Twelve 12/1/10 Mary Lou Cappel Guest: Adriana Lopez, Whole Foods, Healthy Eating
Penn State Odor Assessment Lab seeks to mitigate nuisance odor emissions from farm areas.
Once upon a time the boundary between farmland and housing developments was very distinct. Farmers in the past did not necessarily concern themselves with the odors that came from field operations, but as more people move to rural areas from urban sites, farmers and non farming residents have become next door neighbors and nuisance odors have become a problem. Robin Brandt is the co-director of the Penn State Odor Assessment Lab in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. His
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Marcia Angell, Harvard Medical School: "Reforming Our Health System: Why Neither Candidate Has the A
Marcia Angell, M.D. is the author of The Truth About the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It. Former editor of the New England Journal of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and pathology, she has been a frequent critic of the U.S. healthcare system and the pharmaceutical industry. Her lecture will examine the American health system, which she believes is rapidly self-destructing. Costs per capita are more than double what they are in other advanced nations and risi
Anthony Scaturro: Cyber Security for Non-technical Users
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Your work or home computer may contain information about yourself, (e.g., tax returns and other personal information), about others (e.g., work-related reports, databases), or about matters you are working on (e.g., research) that you may not want to share with the public. It is not uncommon for computer users to assume that the various computer and software vendors sell products that will protect such information “out-of-the-box.“ While their products may conta
The Future of Conservatism - October 12, 2009
This panel discussion among four conservative thinkers will address the role of conservatism in the current political arena—where it fits in the major parties, what role it may play in the next election, and what will happen to the right and far right. Ross Douthat is an author and blogger. Formerly a senior editor at The Atlantic, he is the author of Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class (Hyperion, 2005) and, with Reihan Salam, Grand New Party (Doubleday, 2008). In 2009 he
TALAT Lecture 1201: Introduction to Aluminium as an Engineering Material
This lecture provides an introduction to metallurgical concepts necessary to understand how structural features of aluminium alloys are influenced by alloy composition, processing and heat treatment, and the basic affects of these parameters on the mechanical properties, and hence engineering applications, of the alloys. It is assumed that the reader has some elementary knowledge of physics, chemistry and mathematics.
Why is online teaching important?
Download the supporting PDF file for this episode http://bit.ly/cKqHwc from the Learning to Teach Online project website. This Learning to Teach Online http://bit.ly/d18ac5 episode provides a brief overview of how our increasingly digitally networked world is changing the way we communicate and learn. ...
S. James Gates, Jr. on Does Reality Have a Genetic Basis?
S. James Gates Jr., Director of the Center for String and Particle Theory at the University of Maryland, discusses the question "Does Reality Have a Genetic Basis?"
The Long Island Philosophical Society and NYIT
The Long Island Philosophical Society met recently at NYIT as Shaun Hall reports for NYIT. New York Institute of Technology.
Meet the world's most unsecured office.
Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusion to Treat Malignant Melanoma
In this two-minute video, Dr. H. Richard Alexander, professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and surgical oncologist at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center discusses a recent nation-wide clinical trial that tested a new procedure, known as percutaneous hepatic perfusion, in the treatment of malignant melanoma that has spread to the liver. Dr. Alexander talks about the preliminary results of this clinical trial and the implications these results could
COMP1400 Week 7, Lecture 1
COMP1400 Week 7, Lecture 1
Betty Leydon, Emily Carter, Jennifer Rexford, Olga Troyanskaya: Women in Research Computing - March
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Princeton University's Vice President for Information Technology and CIO, Betty Leydon, moderates a panel of three "women in research computing." The panelists, Emily Carter (Arthur W. Marks '19 Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Applied and Computational Mathematics), Olga Troyanskaya (Assistant Professor of Computer Science and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics), and Jennifer Rexford (Professor of Computer Science), summarize th
The Road to Revolution: The Boston Tea Party of 1773
A Short video that shows how the Boston Tea Party came to be. It does a good job of explaining why the event happened. Good introduction.
Internet Scout Project
The Combinatorial Chemistry Review website was created by Dr. Oleg Larin at the M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology "to provide a basic introduction to the field of combinatorial chemistry describing the development of major techniques and some applications." After reading an introduction discussing the goals, principles, and applications of combinatorial synthesis, users can find more in-depth descriptions and educational figures of the polymers and linkers related