This lecture was given on November 5, 2015 by Dr. Jon D. Levenson, the Albert A. List Professor of Jewish Studies at the Harvard Divinity School, as the grand finale to the Sacred Writings Exhibition at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The event was presented in partnership with the Museum.
When: Friday, February 5, 2016 at 12 noon Where: University of Pennsylvania
Claudia Cohen Hall, Room 402
249 S 36th St Philadelphia, PA 19104 The Annual AnscombeLecture in Ethics commemorates Elizabeth Anscombe (1919 – 2001), former Penn Professor ofPhilosophy and one of the most influential woman philosophers and Catholic intellectuals ofthe modern era.
Dr. Candace Vogler, David B. and Clara E. Stern Professor of Philosophy and Professor in the College at the University of Chicago, and Principal Investigator on “Virtue, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life,” a project funded by the John Templeton Foundation. She has authored two books, John Stuart Mill’s Deliberative Landscape: An essay in moral psychology (Routledge, 2001) and Reasonably Vicious (Harvard University Press, 2002), and essays in ethics, social and political philosophy, philosophy and literature, cinema, psychoanalysis, gender studies, sexuality studies, and other areas. Her research interests are in practical philosophy (particularly the strand of work in moral philosophy indebted to Elizabeth Anscombe), practical reason, Kant’s ethics, Marx, and neo-Aristotelian naturalism.
Luncheon provided. To reserve your place, please register here. For more information, contact Katie Becker: firstname.lastname@example.org.
On November 13, 2015, Collegium co-sponsored a panel with The Veritas Forum on surviving, thriving, and rediscovering the meaning of learning. Featuring Francis Su, the Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, and Stewart Friedman, Practice Professor of Management at the Wharton School of Business and Director of the Wharton Work/Life Integration Project.
Dr. Philip A. Cunningham delivered these opening remarks for a panel on Nostra Aetate, the Second Vatican Council’s seminal 1965 declaration on the relationship of the Church to other faiths. The speech and subsequent discussion took place on October 15, 2015, two weeks after the historic visit of Pope Francis and two weeks before the visit of the Dalai Lama.