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The Lives of Others: Spinoza as Moral Philosopher

The Lives of Others: Spinoza as Moral Philosopher
15 King's College Circle, UC140
Time: Oct 22nd, 4:30 pm End: Oct 24th, 4:30 pm
Interest Categories: Religion, Study of (FAS), Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Jewish Studies
Stephen Nadler, William Hay II Professor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin presents the UC Priestley Lectures

University College is pleased to present the 2012 F.E.L. Priestly Memorial Lectures in the History of Ideas

Steven Nadler (Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison)

The Lives of Others: Spinoza as Moral Philsopher

22 October 2012: On Good and Evil (reception to follow)

23 October 2012: Do Motives Matter?

24 October 2012: Doing Unto Others

All lectures will take place in University College room 140 at 4:30 p.m.  They are open to the public and registration is not required.  For further information, please contact Keenan Dixon at (416) 978-7416.

Steven Nadler is the William H. Hay II Professor of Philosophy, and Max and Frieda Weinstein-Bascom Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Nadler received his PhD from Columbia University in 1986.

The F.E.L. Priestley Memorial Lectures in the History of Ideas are funded by several of Professor F.E.L. Priestley’s former students. The lectures are interdisciplinary and may focus on literature, economics, history, geography, philosophy, theology, science, political science, as well as business, law, and medicine. Three in number and given on successive days, the lectures reflect their namesake’s broad interest in the history of ideas, as well as his dedication to teaching and scholarship. Accordingly, the Priestley Lecturer may participate in graduate and undergraduate classes in the appropriate subject areas, as well as meet with faculty and students.


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