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Meng-Wu Lecture: Owen Flanagan Jr., PhD

  • Thursday, May 28, 2015  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Center for Compassion & Altruism Research & Education presents...

A Meng-Wu Lecture by Owen Flanagan Jr., PhD:

 "Stoic and Buddhist Views on Elimination of Anger"

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.

Registrants: Be sure to arrive before 5:45 to ensure guaranteed seating. It is recommended you bring a paper or electronic copy of your emailed registration confirmation to the event.

*Registration is required for access to seating before the event starts. Non-registrants are still welcome to attend. Any available seats will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis once the event begins.
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