Lecture: The Powerless Power of the Call of Conscience

featuring New York Times Philosophy Columnist Critchley

Simon Critchley, a prominent international philosopher and the editor of the New York Times' philosophy column, willdiscuss why conscience is central to understanding ethics.  

The author of How to Stop Living and Start Worryingand The Book of Dead Philosophers, a New York Times bestseller, will give the talk, “The Powerless Power of the Call of Conscience,” for the inaugural Beamer-Schneider Lecture in Ethics, co-sponsored by the university’s Department of Philosophy and the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities.

The event is free and open to the public; the lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. in. A reception precedes the talk at 5 p.m


Fee: No

Contact Information:
If interested in attending, email Renee Holland in the philosophy department at rma2@case.edu or call 216.368.2810.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Case Western Reserve University, Clark Hall 309
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-7235
United States
Speaker(s): New York Times Philosophy Columnist Critchley
Sponsored by: CWRU Department of Philosophy and the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities

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