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Foerster Lectures on the Immortality of the Soul
Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures
HarvEst Distinguished Women Lecture Series
Howison Lectures in Philosophy
Jefferson Memorial Lectures
Bernard Moses Memorial Lecture
Carl O. Sauer Memorial Lecture
Barbara Weinstock Lectures on the Morals of Trade
March 13, 2013
— 4:10 PM
Toll Room, Alumni House, UC Berkeley Campus.
CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY: Due to Lower Sproul construction starting early March 2013, nearby parking and access to this venue is limited. Please allow extra time for arrival. Questions: contact Alumni House Events at 510.642.1892.
Genealogies (Marx, Nietzsche, Freud, Foucault) present the revenge of naturalism on rationalism. Hegel teaches us how to replace the genealogical hermeneutics of suspicion with a hermeneutics of magnanimity that allows us to see naturalism and rationalism as complementing rather than competing with one another.
Professor Brandom is a philosopher of language, and the author of Making It Explicit and Between Saying and Doing: Toward an Analytic Pragmatism. He is currently working on a book on Hegel with the title A Spirit of Trust: A Semantic Reading of Hegel's Phenomenology, and pursuing a project investigating the logic and semantics of nonmonotonic consequence relations.