Monthly Archives: March 2013

  • Bowdoin Philosophy Professor Argues for Greater Paternalism from Bowdoin College on Vimeo. The new book, Against Autonomy: Justifying Coercive Paternalism, by Assistant Professor of Philosophy Sarah Conly, has been described as “novel,” “illuminating,” and “provocative” in the New York Review of Books. The New York Times reaffirms that Conly’s book brings “serious philosophical discussion” to […]

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  • Hugo Chávez: A Bundle of Contradictions from Bowdoin College on Vimeo. Latin American scholar Allen Wells, Bowdoin’s Roger Howell, Jr. Professor of History, is spending his sabbatical year conducting research into Latin America’s crusade for democracy during the Cold War. Last summer, he spent time in Venezuela, getting a chance to witness some of the […]

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  • Sen. G. Mitchell ’54 on Washington Gridlock from Bowdoin College on Vimeo. During a recent visit to campus, U.S. Senator and Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell ’54 (D-ME) sat down with Bowdoin’s Director of News and Media Relations, Doug Cook, to discuss the current state of Congress, what it takes to make real progress […]

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