CATEGORY:Meng-Wu Lectures

TIME: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

DATE: Thursday, May 28, 2015

LOCATION: Pigott Hall (Language Corner) (01-260) – Rm 113, 450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 260
Stanford, CA 94305 United States

About The Event

In this lecture, Owen Flanagan Jr., PhD,  will present:  “Stoic and Buddhist Views on Elimination of Anger”.  This event is an hour-long lecture followed by questions from the audience. The talk will be recorded and posted to CCARE’s YouTube Channel and website several weeks after the event.

About Dr. Flanagan Jr.

Owen Flanagan Jr., PhD,  is the James B. Duke University Professor at Duke University. He is also Co-director of the Center for Comparative Philosophy. He has had visiting positions at Berkeley, Brandeis, Princeton, Harvard, and La Trobe in Australia, University of Vienna, City University of Hong Kong, as well as several fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

In 1993-94, Flanagan was President of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology. In 1998, he was recipient of the Romanell National Phi Beta Kappa award, given annually to one American philosopher for distinguished contributions to philosophy and the public understanding of philosophy.

He has lectured on every continent except Antarctica, where however he has been. Besides enjoying writing articles, reviews, and contributing to colloquia, Flanagan has written and edited many books, including The Bodhisattva’s Brain: Buddhism Naturalized (MIT 2011). He is currently finishing a book, The Geography of Morals: Varieties of Moral Possibility, which Oxford will publish.


Registration is required for access to seating before the event starts.
Non-registrants are still welcome to attend. Dependent upon space, any available seats will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis once the event begins.
Doors open at 5:30PM.