The Tanner Lectures on Human Values is the annual publication of the Tanner lectures given at Clare Hall, Cambridge University; Brasenose College, Oxford University; Harvard University; Yale University, the University of California; Stanford University, the University of Michigan; and the University of Utah and other locations. Established to reflect upon the scholarly and scientific learning relating to human values, the lectureships are international and intercultural, and transcend ethnic, national, religious, and ideological distinctions. Appointment as a Tanner lecturer is a recognition of uncommon capabilities and outstanding scholarly or leadership achievement in the field of human values. Volume VIII was originally published in 1988.
Table of Contents
The Tanner Lectures on Human Values; The trustees; Preface to Volume VIII; 1. Interpretation and social criticism Michael Waltzer; 2. The uncanniness of the ordinary Stanley Cavell; 3. The moral first aid manual Daniel C. Dennett; 4. The significance of choice T. M. Scanlon, Jr.; 5. Law and morality Jürgen Habermas; 6. Medicine as a profession and a business Arnold S. Relman; Tanner Lecturers; Index to Volume VIII.