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Tanner Lectures on Human Values: Discussion Session I

Thu February 17th 2011, 10:00am
Event Sponsor
McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society and the Office of the President
Gunn-SIEPR Building, 366 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA
Koret-Taube Conference Room 120
Tanner Lectures on Human Values: Discussion Session I

Francis Fukuyama (FSI, Stanford) and Charles Sabel (Columbia Law) will comment on the previous night's lecture. Join to hear their comments, reply, and discussion.

Note: The Tanner Lecture Series consists of two lectures and two discussion seminars. The second lecture will take place on February 17, 5:30-7:00pm. The discussion seminars will take place on February 17 & February 18, 10:00am-12:00pm.

Francis Fukuyama Biography:

Francis Fukuyama is the Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), resident in FSI's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, effective July 2010.  He comes to Stanford from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University, where he was the Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy and director of SAIS' International Development program.

Dr. Fukuyama has written widely on issues relating to questions concerning democratization and international political economy.  His book, The End of History and the Last Man, was published by Free Press in 1992 and has appeared in over twenty foreign editions.   His most recent books are America at the Crossroads:  Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy, and Falling Behind:  Explaining the Development Gap between Latin America and the United States.

Charles Sabel Biography:

Ford International Assistant Professor of Social Science in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society, M.I.T., 1977-84. Associate professor of social and political science in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society, M.I.T., 1984-87; professor of social and political science, M.I.T., 1987-90; Ford international professor of social science in the Department of Political Science, M.I.T., 1990-95. MacArthur prize fellow, 1982-87. Publications include "A Quiet Revolution of Democratic Governance: Towards Democratic Experimentalism," in Governance in the 21st Century (2001); "Ratcheting Labor Standards," (with Archon Fung and Dara O'Rourke) in Visions of Ethical Sourcing (Raj Thamotheram, ed., 2000); "Beyond Backyard Environmentalism" (with Archon Fung and Brad Karkkainen) in New Democracy Forum (Josh Cohen and Joel Rogers, eds., 2000); Design, Deliberation and Democracy (1998); "A Constitution of Democratic Experimentalism" (with Michael Dorf) Columbia Law Review (1998); Worlds of Possibility (ed. with J. Zeitlin, 1997); Ireland: Local Partnerships and Social Innovation (with the LEED Programme of the OECD, 1996); The Second Industrial Divide: Possibilities for Prosperity (with M. Priore, 1984); Work and Politics: The Division of Labor in Industry (1982); Ökonomische Krisentendenzen im gegenwärtigen Kapitalismus (with Muller, Rodel, Stille, and Vogt, 1978); and numerous articles on economics and social organization.

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