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Scholarship, religion topic for BYU lecture by Oxford professor Dec. 10

Oxford University’s Daniel N. Robinson will visit Brigham Young University to speak on how to be a scholar and a religious person in his lecture “Reasonably Faithful” on Monday, Dec. 10.

The lecture will begin at 2 p.m. in the Harold B. Lee Library Auditorium and will be followed by a 30-minute question-and-answer session. Admission is free and the public is welcome.

Robinson earned his doctorate in neuropsychology from the City University of New York. He is a member of the philosophy faculty at Oxford University, where he has lectured annually since 1991. Prior to taking his position at Oxford, he held positions at Georgetown University, Amherst College, Princeton University and Columbia University.

He is past president of two divisions of the American Psychological Association: The Division of History of Psychology and the Division of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology. He has also written or edited more than 40 books.

In 2001, Robinson received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the APA’s Division of History of Psychology, as well as the Distinguished Contribution Award from the APA’s Division of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology. For more information, contact James Faulconer at (801) 422-9781.

Writer: Marissa Ballantyne

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