The Tanner Lectures consist of two lectures, each followed by a distinct discussion seminar.
This year's Tanner Lectures are given by Richard Kraut, Charles and Emma Morrison Professor in the Humanities at Northwestern University.
Discussion One focuses on the first lecture
The Richness of Human Experience
Wednesday, April 19 5:30-7pm
Abstract: This lecture introduces the historical problem concerning the connection, if any, between well-being and virtue. It then turns to an extended discussion of McTaggart’s puzzle and various solutions to it. A major topic is the contribution made by pleasure to the value of an experience. Nozick’s puzzle is introduced but postponed.
Lecture Two: Virtue and Experience
Thursday, April 20 5:30-7pm
Friday, April 21 10am-12pm
Stephen Darwall, Yale Philosophy
Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Author
Read all participant bios here.
Free and open to the public.