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The Tanner Lectures on Human Values
     

The Tanner Lectures on Human Values

by Grethe B. Peterson (Editor), Cass R. Sunstein, Roger Penrose, Richard A. Posner, Janet Suzman
 

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The Tanner Lectures on Human Values were founded to advance and reflect upon the scholarly and scientific learning relating to human values. The purpose embraces the entire range of physical, moral, artistic, intellectual, and religious values pertinent to the human condition, interest, behavior, and aspiration. Appointment as a Tanner Lecturer is a recognition of

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The Tanner Lectures on Human Values were founded to advance and reflect upon the scholarly and scientific learning relating to human values. The purpose embraces the entire range of physical, moral, artistic, intellectual, and religious values pertinent to the human condition, interest, behavior, and aspiration. Appointment as a Tanner Lecturer is a recognition of uncommon capabilities and outstanding scholarly or leadership achievement in the field of human values. Volume 24 includes Tanner Lectures given at Cambridge, Harvard, the University of Michigan, Oxford, Princeton, Stanford, UC Berkeley, the University of Utah, Yale, and the Australian National University.

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Booknews
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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