Skip to main content
Intellect

Philosophy professor Dennis Packard to give BYU devotional May 11

Dennis Packard, a professor of philosophy at Brigham Young University, will speak at a campus devotional Tuesday, May 11, at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall on the BYU campus.

The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), the BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and on byubroadcasting.org.

It will be rebroadcast Sunday, May 16, on BYU-Radio at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. It will also be rebroadcast Sunday, May 23, on KBYU-TV at 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on KBYU-FM at 8 p.m.

Packard is the author of more than 35 journal articles and books. He serves as an editorial consultant for American Philosophical Quarterly.

Packard served as chair of the BYU Department of Philosophy from 1983 to 1989.

He earned a bachelor's degree and a doctoral degree from Stanford University, as well as a doctorate from BYU.

Writer: Thomas Grover

Related Articles

data-content-type="article"

BYU engineers etch entirety of The Book of Mormon on a microchip wafer

September 29, 2022
A group of innovative BYU students from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department found a way to etch the entire text of The Book of Mormon onto a thin silicon disc (called a wafer in the electronics world) that can fit in the palm of your hand.


overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

BYU quiz bowl brainiacs compete on NBC’s Capital One College Bowl

September 27, 2022
Years of studying, hours of watching Jeopardy, and a general love of learning have landed three Brigham Young University students on a nationally televised stage this fall as they showcase their trivia chops on season two of NBC’s “Capital One College Bowl.”
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

It just makes cents: BYU study shows children need hands-on experience to learn financial responsibility

September 22, 2022
Children who are given opportunities to manage money when they're young are more likely to be financially responsible as they enter adulthood, says a new study from BYU.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=