In conjunction with PRRUCS, the Philosophy Department will host the first Anscombe conference from April 26-28, coinciding with installment of the archive in the Van Pelt Library.
From the press release:
According to Professor Michael Weisberg, Chairperson of the Penn Department of Philosophy, G.E.M. Anscombe (1919-2001) “was, perhaps, the most significant 20th century female analytic philosopher,” a world-renowned thinker whose “work spans many areas of contemporary concern especially in moral philosophy, the theory of free will, philosophy of religion, and philosophy of language.” Professor Weisberg also noted that while Anscombe “is primarily associated with Oxbridge, she and her husband Peter Geach-an accomplished philosopher in his own right-were regular visitors to Penn in the 70s and 80s.” Finally, speaking for himself and many other Penn colleagues, Professor Weisberg expressed being “thrilled” at the “prospect of Anscombe’s archive … coming to Penn.”
The full article can be found here: https://www.prrucs.upenn.edu/announcement-0