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Southeast Corner of Goldwin Smith Hall in Springtime

South Facade of Goldwin Smith Hall in Autumn


Charles R. Lamb Design Sketch for Mosaic in Sage Chapel Honoring Arts and Sciences, 1900


Goldwin Smith Hall on the Arts Quad, looking southeast, silver gelatin print circa 1909

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Department Events and Recent News

Activities and events in the Sage School offer abundant opportunity for philosophical dialogue and interchange beyond the classroom both within the intellectual community of the Sage School and with the wider philosophical community. Events range from informal reading groups and workshops to formal conferences and large public lectures. To learn more about each type of activity, please see the Philosophical Interchange page.

Events 2013-14

Spring 2014

Norman Kretzmann Undergraduate Philosophy Lecture:
April 25:  Shelly Kagan  (Yale University)
"What is Ill-Being When Well-Being is Enjoying the Good?"
3-5 pm, 165 McGraw Hall

Sage School Discussion Club
Dates and Topics:

Discussion Club meetings are Fridays,
3:00 - 5:00 pm, 206 Stimson Hall

  • Upcoming Conference:

"WoodFest", to be held in Ithaca

October 31 - November 2, 2014.

In honor of Prof. Allen Wood and his 28 years at Cornell.  More information or to register

2013 - 2014

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