The University of California, Berkeley, sponsors a variety of public lectures. The lectureships present eminent scholars, Nobel laureates, and prominent figures to the University and San Francisco Bay Area community. Graduate Council and Tanner Lectures are free and no tickets are required.

Tanner & Graduate Council Lectures in March and April

Samuel Scheffler
Samuel Scheffler

The Tanner Lectures on Human Values
The Afterlife
Samuel Scheffler — University Professor, Professor of Philosophy and Law, New York University
Commentary by Harry Frankfurt, Seana Shiffrin, and Susan Wolf
March 13, 14, and 15, 2012 — 4:10 PM
Toll Room, Alumni House, UC Berkeley campus

Kathryn Mickle Werdegar
Kathryn Mickle Werdegar

Jefferson Memorial Lectures
Living with Direct Democracy: The California Supreme Court and the Initiative Power — 100 Years of Accommodation
Kathryn Mickle Werdegar — Honorable Associate Justice, Supreme Court of California
March 20, 2012 — 4:10 PM
International House Auditorium, 2299 Piedmont Avenue, UC Berkeley campus

Jonathan Barnes
Jonathan Barnes

Howison Lectures in Philosophy
Death and the Ancient Philosophers
Jonathan Barnes — Professor Emeritus in the Universities of Oxford, Geneva, and Paris-Sorbonne
April 11, 2012 — 4:10 PM
Toll Room, Alumni House, UC Berkeley campus

Peter Singer
Peter Singer

Foerster Lectures on the Immortality of the Soul
Happiness and Ultimate Good
Peter Singer — Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, University Center for Human Values, Princeton University
April 17, 2012 — 4:10 PM
Toll Room, Alumni House, UC Berkeley campus

The lectures are free and open to the public. No tickets are required and admission is free. For information, please visit our web sites at grad.berkeley.edu/lectures/ and grad.berkeley.edu/tanner or contact us by phone at 510.643.7413, or by e-mail at lectures@berkeley.edu.


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