The Spring 2012 menu of Tanner and Graduate Council Lectures Published: February 17, 2012 By: Dick Cortén 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 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 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 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.