Advertisement

Philosophy

Harvard in the World

Justice Goes Global

Through the aid of technology and of simultaneous translation, “Justice” students in three countries now debate ethical dilemmas in real time with each other.

Philosophy

Colbert Grills Michael Sandel on Ethics, Cannibalism

Colbert and Sandel had a seven-minute exchange that focused on the core issues of justice in our world, from overpaid baseball stars to hypothetical cannibalism.

Harvard in the World

Interactive Justice, From the Comfort of Your Own Bed

Harvard professor Michael J. Sandel hosted his own call-in show this Sunday in a live, interactive discussion via the telephone. ...

Philosophy

Philosophy in the Age of New Media

Sean D. Kelly believes philosophers ought to pose the question of how to live a good life to people who “are busy living.”

Humanities Division

Richard Tuck Sheds New Light on Bentham

Richard Tuck, chair of the committee on degrees in social studies, offered an unusually humane portrayal of Jeremy Bentham, an eighteenth-century British philosopher who is often perceived as a cold utilitarian.

Philosophy

Gisela Striker’s Exit Casts Program In Doubt

Philosophy and Classics Professor Gisela Striker—who attempted to foster an interdisciplinary graduate program in the study of ancient philosophy during her nearly two decades at Harvard—will retire after the end of this academic year.

On Campus

Image

Philsophy Professor Thomas M. Scanlon connected moral philosophy to political philosopy yesterday at the Law School during his lecture, titled “Individual Morality and the Morality of Institutions.”

Books

Today in Photos (09/24/10)

Philosophy

Philosopher Lectures on Human Responsibility

McDowell, a philosophy professor at the University of Pittsburgh, was invited by the Harvard Review of Philosophy for the publication’s fifth annual lecture.

Science

Panelists Talk Science, Ethics

Mixing DNA and Descartes, the panel discussed how developments in evolutionary biology and the mind sciences should be applied to law, philosophy, and economics.

Philosophy

12 Questions with Alison Simmons

In this series, we ask people around campus the same set of 12 questions. Want to suggest an interviewee? Leave a comment or e-mail us at flyby@thecrimson.com. ALISON SIMMONS, Samuel H. Wolcott Professor of Philosophy

Philosophy

Image

Harvard Law School

Today in Photos (03/26/10)

Pinker speaks about Darwin and God
College

Pinker speaks about Darwin and God

Steven Pinker and his wife Rebecca Newberger Goldstein discuss Darwin, the role fiction should play in intelligent life, arguments on the existence of God, as well as other topics of literature, science, and philosophy.

Philosophy

Project Zero Returns to Square One of Artistic Education

“Everybody assumes that to be a scientist or a mathematician requires thinking and problem solving and so on. But a ...

Advertisement