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Champagne definitely was in order as members and friends of the Department of Philosophy gathered on June 5 to honor SUNY Distinguished Professor Barry Smith on his 65th birthday.
Gloria Zúñiga y Postigo and Gerald J. Erion, former students of Barry Smith, organized the celebration for Smith's 65th birthday. Zúñiga y Postigo holds "Barry Smith: an sich" (Barry Smith, in himself), a Festschrift volume that she says "celebrates the man behind the successes that he has enjoyed in philosophy."
Alumna Gloria Zúñiga y Postigo serves champagne to Barry Smith at a reception celebrating Smith's 65th birthday.
Barry Smith reviews "Barry Smith: an sich" (Barry Smith, in himself), a Festschrift volume prepared in honor of Smith's 65th birthday. Smith's former PhD student, Gloria Zúñiga y Postigo, says the volume presents personal stories about Smith intertwined with descriptions of his groundbreaking scholarship. Smith is a pioneer in the field of applied ontology.
Barry Smith lifts a glass to his former students, Festschrift volume co-editors and reception organizers Gloria Zúñiga y Postigo and Gerald Erion.
Published June 6, 2017