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Fri 25 Sep
1:15pm on Friday, September 25, 2015 At Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)

The Political Theory Workshop offers faculty and other scholars an opportunity to present "in progress" or recently completed work to a diverse audience from political science, philosophy, law, and other social sciences and humanities. All members of the university community are welcome to attend the workshop.

Tue 29 Sep
7:00pm on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 At TBA

What does it mean to devote yourself wholly to helping others? We honor high ideals, but when we call people “do-gooders” there is skepticism in it, even hostility. How much should we help, and how much can we help?

Fri 2 Oct
1:15pm on Friday, October 2, 2015 At Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)

Bernardo Zacka is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for Ethics in Society. His research focuses on moral and political agency in adverse institutional conditions.

Wed 7 Oct
5:30pm on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 At TBA

1st Tanner Lecture: The origins and conduct of America's War for the Greater Middle East

Thu 8 Oct
5:30pm on Thursday, October 8, 2015 At TBA

2nd Tanner Lecture: The consequences of America's War for the Greater Middle East.

Fri 9 Oct
1:15pm on Friday, October 9, 2015 At TBA

Speaking as part of the 2015-16 Tanner Lectures on Human Values.

Fri 16 Oct
1:15pm on Friday, October 16, 2015 At Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)

Oded Na’aman focuses on practical reason, moral and political philosophy, as well as philosophy and literature.

Fri 23 Oct
1:15pm on Friday, October 23, 2015 At TBA

Speaking as part of the 2015-16 Arrow Lecture Series on Ethics and Leadership.

Fri 23 Oct
3:30pm on Friday, October 23, 2015 At TBA

French economist, Thomas Piketty, will present the 2015-16 Kenneth J. Arrow Lecture.

Mon 26 Oct
1:00pm on Monday, October 26, 2015 At TBA

The "Trust, Transparency, and Replication in the Social Sciences" workshop will gather a small group of prominent scholars to develop norms of scientific oversight that are compatible with the creative freedoms that science affords.

Thu 5 Nov
7:00pm on Thursday, November 5, 2015 At TBA

Lythcott-Haims discusses her new book "How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success."

Mon 8 Feb
7:00pm on Monday, February 8, 2016 At TBA

Barney Frank, former U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts, will deliver the 2015-16 Wesson Lecture in Problems of Democracy.