Nov. 29: Norton Lecture

Columbia University's Kitcher to deliver Norton Memorial Lecture

TEXT SIZE

1:34 p.m., Nov. 7, 2012--Philip Kitcher, John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, will deliver the fall David Norton Memorial Lecture at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, in 103 Gore Hall on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.

Kitcher will speak on “Ethics as a Human Project.”

Events Stories

Dec. 22: Creamery Claus

During this busy holiday season, Santa Claus will make a stop at the University of Delaware's UDairy Creamery from 1-4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 22.

Dec. 24-Jan. 2: Holiday skating

The University of Delaware Ice Arenas will host holiday skating sessions beginning Wednesday, Dec. 24, and continuing through Friday, Jan. 2.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by UD’s Department of Philosophy. Those who attend are invited to enjoy refreshments following the lecture at 5 p.m.

Kitcher, who received a doctorate from Princeton University in 1974, has taught at Vassar College, the University of Vermont, the University of Michigan, the University of Minnesota, the University of California San Diego and Columbia.

He has published numerous articles and 12 books, most recently Science in a Democratic Society and The Ethical Project.

He has received a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, served as president of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association, is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, was Phi Beta Kappa Romanell Professor and has been awarded the Humboldt Prize.

The Norton Lecture is designed to present contemporary work by leading figures in ethics in a manner accessible to the general UD community. The lecture was originally scheduled for Nov. 2 and was postponed until Nov. 29 because of Hurricane Sandy.

icon-fb icon-tw icon-yt icon-fs
ADVERTISEMENT

News Media Contact

University of Delaware
Communications and Public Affairs
302-831-NEWS
publicaffairs@udel.edu

UDaily is produced by
Communications and Public Affairs

The Academy Building
105 East Main Street
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716 | USA
Phone: (302) 831-2792
email: publicaffairs@udel.edu
www.udel.edu/cpa
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716
publicaffairs@udel.edu • (302) 831-2792 • ©2012
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: (302) 831-2792 • © 2013
Comments|Contact Us|Legal Notices