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Lectures by Elisabeth Lloyd (Bloomington)

When:We 21-05-2014
Where:Faculty of Philosophy
Lecture on Wednesday evening (21 May)

Elisabeth Lloyd (Bloomington) will give an Aspasia Lecture, entitled: The Evolution of the Female Orgasm, in the evening of Wednesday, 21 May, 2014.

The female orgasm in humans presents an evolutionary puzzle. The male orgasm has a straightforward evolutionary function: it makes males want to have sex more often, which in turn makes them more likely to have offspring. But how to account for female orgasm, when nearly three-quarters of women don't always reach orgasm during sexual intercourse?

Colloquium on Thursday afternoon (22 May)

The next day, on Thursday, 22 May, she will give a colloquium lecture: Robustness as a confirmatory virtue: The case of climate models organized by the Department of Theoretical Philosophy in the afternoon (15:15-17:00).