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The David Norton Memorial Lectures honor the late UD Philosophy professor.
The Norton Lecture presents contemporary work by leading figures in ethics in a manner accessible to the general University of Delaware community.
Lectures are free and open to the public.

Friday, March 20, 3:45pm. Reception follows talk Gore Hall, 104

The Department of Philosophy proudly presents...

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Prof. Samuel Scheffler

University Professor & Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy – New York University

Samuel Scheffler
SAMUEL SCHEFFLER (B.A., Harvard; Ph.D., Princeton) works mainly in the areas of moral and political philosophy. His publications include five books: The Rejection of Consequentialism (1982, rev. ed. 1994), Human Morality (1992), Boundaries and Allegiances (2001), Equality and Tradition (2010), and Death and the Afterlife (Ed. Niko Kolodny, 2013), all published by Oxford University Press. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and has been a recipient of Guggenheim and NEH Fellowships. He serves as an Advisory Editor of Philosophy and Public Affairs, and has been a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.

This lecture is supported by the David Norton Memorial Fund honoring the late UD Philosophy professor, the Class of 1955 Ethics Endowment Fund, the Department of Philosophy, the American Philosophical Association, and the Makiguchi Foundation.

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