The Tanner Lectures on Human Values 25

The Tanner Lectures on Human Values 25

by Grethe B Peterson
     
 

The Tanner Lectures on Human Values, founded July 1, 1978, at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, was established by the American scholar, industrialist, and philanthropist Obert Clark Tanner. Lectureships are awarded to outstanding scholars or leaders in broadly defined fields of human values, and transcend ethnic, national, religious, or ideological distinctions.

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The Tanner Lectures on Human Values, founded July 1, 1978, at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, was established by the American scholar, industrialist, and philanthropist Obert Clark Tanner. Lectureships are awarded to outstanding scholars or leaders in broadly defined fields of human values, and transcend ethnic, national, religious, or ideological distinctions. Volume 25 features lectures given by Frans B.M. de Waal, Richard Dawkins, Christine M. Korsgaard, Seyla Benhabib, and Harry Frankfurt.

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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:
9780874808261
Publisher:
University of Utah Press
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Series:
Tanner Lectures on Human Values Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Grethe B. Peterson is director of the Tanner Lectures on Human Values. She lives in Park City, Utah.

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