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Gandhi and the Stoics

Gandhi and the Stoics
15 Devonshire Place, Larking Bldg rm 200
Time: Oct 15th, 4:00 pm End: Oct 15th, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: South Asian, Religion, Study of (FAS), Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS), History (FAS), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), Ethics, East Asian Studies (FAS), Classics (FAS)
Lecture by Richard Sorabji, Wolfson College, Oxford


The Centre for Ethics and the Centre for South Asian Studies present


Professor Richard Sorabji (CBE), Wolfson College, Oxford
 
“Gandhi and the Stoics”
 
Location:              Centre for Ethics, Room 200 Larkin Building
 
Day and Time:   Tuesday, October 15, 4-6 PM
 
Co-sponsored by the Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, the Department of Philosophy, and the Department of Political Science
 
A renowned historian of ancient Western philosophy, Richard Sorabji is Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at King’s College, London, and Honorary Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford.  He has authored or edited 24 books, including Necessity, Cause and Blame (1980; repr. 2007), Animals Minds and Human Morals (1993); Emotion and Peace of Mind (2000); The Ethics of of War: Shared Problems in Different Traditions (co-ed., 2006); Self: Ancient and Modern Insights about Individuality, Life and Death (2006), and the book that will be the focus of his lecture, Gandhi and the Stoics (2012).  His next book, Moral Conscience through the Ages, will be published by Oxford University Press in 2014.  He has also edited over 100 volumes translating or interpreting works of late Greek philosophy.  He served as President of the Aristotelian Society in 1985-86, and held the British Academy Research Professorship in 1996-99. Professor Sorabji’s many honours and awards include membership in the British, American, and Royal Flemish Academies.
 
This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, please see the event website for Professor Sorabji's visit HERE.
 
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