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The Lewis Burke Frumkes Lecture in Philosophy

The annual lecture series in philosophy is made possible by the generosity of donor Lewis Burke Frumkes.

This Year's Frumkes Lecture

Nancy Cartwright (Durham University and UCSD)
Evidence-Based Policy: Where Morals and Methods Mix—and Not Always for the Best
Thursday, March 28th, 2013
7:30–9pm, Reception to Follow
Eisner and Lubin Auditorium
Kimmel Center
60 Washington Square South

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Past Frumkes Lectures

November 30, 2011 Kwame Anthony Appiah (Princeton University). “The Life of Honor”
November 4, 2010 Amartya Sen (Harvard University). “Global Justice and Political Philosophy”
November 16, 2009 Philip Kitcher (Harvard University). “Understanding Darwin.”
November 17, 2008 Jonathan Lear (University of Chicago). “Falling Short: Irony and Aspiration.”
October 29, 2007 Susan Wolf (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill). “Moral Obligations and Social Commands.”
March 19, 2007 Harry Frankfurt (Princeton University). “Getting It Right.”
November 14, 2005 Simon Blackburn (University of Cambridge). “My Claim is That Morality is Nothing Other Than the Advantage of the Stronger Party... Well, Why Aren’t You Applauding? (Plato, Republic).” Webcast available.
November 15, 2004 Noam Chomsky (MIT). “Simple Truths, Hard Problems: Some Thoughts on Terror, Justice, and Self-Defense.” Webcast available.