The Tanner Lectures on Human Values

The Tanner Lectures on Human Values

by Grethe B. Peterson, Cass R. Sunstein, Roger Penrose, Richard A. Posner
     
 

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Contains the text of seven Tanner Lectures on Human Values delivered during the academic year 1998-1999 including a lecture by Elaine Scarry (English, Harvard U.) titled "On Beauty and Being Just," by Geoffrey Hartman (English, Yale U.) titled "Text and Spirit," and by Richard White (American History, Stanford U.) on the problem with purity. Annotation c. Book News,… See more details below

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Contains the text of seven Tanner Lectures on Human Values delivered during the academic year 1998-1999 including a lecture by Elaine Scarry (English, Harvard U.) titled "On Beauty and Being Just," by Geoffrey Hartman (English, Yale U.) titled "Text and Spirit," and by Richard White (American History, Stanford U.) on the problem with purity. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Ten contributions by seven lecturers grace this year's collection. Among them are Harold Bloom speaking on Shakespeare, Mairead Corrigan Maguire on peacemaking from the grassroots in ethnic conflict, Edward Said on lost causes, and Gunther Schuller on jazz. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874805055
Publisher:
University of Utah Press
Publication date:
06/28/1996
Pages:
402
Product dimensions:
6.54(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.41(d)

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