Tanner Lectures on Human Values: Lecture I

Wed January 25th 2012, 5:30pm
Event Sponsor
McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford University
Tanner Lectures on Human Values: Lecture I

"Ancient Philosophies as Ways of Life" 

Wednesday's Lecture is titled:

Ancient Philosophies as a Way of Life: Socrates

Respondents: Alan Code (Stanford) and Sarah Broadie (University of St. Andrews) 

John Cooper is the Henry Putnam University Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Program in Classical Philosophy at Princeton University. Professor Cooper is the author of Reason and Human Good in Aristotle, which was awarded the American Philosophical Association's Franklin Matchette Prize; and two collections of essays, Reason and Emotion: Essays on Ancient Moral Psychology and Ethical Theory (1999) and Knowledge, Nature, and the Good: Essays on Ancient Philosophy (2004). His work in ancient Greek philosophy spans the areas of metaphysics, moral psychology, philosophy of mind, ethics, and political theory. 

Note: The Tanner Lecture Series consists of two lectures and two discussion seminars. The second lecture will take place on Thursday, January 26th 5:30-7:00pm. The discussion seminars will take place on January 26th and 27th, 10:00am-12:00pm, in the SIEPR-Landau Building. 

More information will be posted at a later date.