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University of Hull: Mary Wollstonecraft Annual Lecture

UNIVERSITY OF HULL, Cottingham Road, Hull, HU6 74X

12 Mar 2024

18:00

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The Royal Institute of Philosophy in collaboration with the Institute of Applied Ethics and the Future of Global Work and Leadership Institute present:

Derwent LT2, University of Hull – Online and in-person event, 6.00 – 7.30pm

Mary Wollstonecraft Annual Lecture

Who Will Guard the Guardians? Thinking through Democratic Vulnerabilities with Plato

Professor Melissa Lane, Princeton University

Speaker biography

Melissa Lane is the Class of 1943 Professor of Politics at Princeton University, and director of the University Center for Human Values. She is also an associated faculty member in the Department of Classics and the Department of Philosophy at Princeton. As of August 1, 2023, for a term of three academic years, she is also the 50th Professor of Rhetoric at Gresham College, a non-degree-granting institution founded in London in 1597. In this role, she will deliver an extended series of public lectures over the next three academic years, which will also be livestreamed and put online. She will be the Isaiah Berlin Visiting Professor at Oxford University in 2024-25. Her publications include: Method and Politics in Plato’s Statesman (Cambridge 1998); Eco-Republic: What the Ancients can teach us about Ethics, Virtue and Sustainable Living (Princeton 2012); Of Rule and Office: Plato’s Ideas of the Political (Princeton 2023).

Funded by the Royal Institute of Philosophy and supported by the Institute of Applied Ethics and the Future of Global Work and Leadership Institute

Venue Details

UNIVERSITY OF HULL,
Cottingham Road,
Hull,
HU6 74X

01482 346311

sdms@hull.ac.uk

http://www.hull.ac.uk

The University of Hull has been changing the way people think for 90 years. Our motto, Lampada Ferens, translates as ‘carrying the light of learning’, and over the years, we’ve shared that light with thousands of people from across the world. As England’s 14th-oldest university, we have a proud heritage of academic excellence, and a history of creating and inspiring life-changing research. And we have no plans to stop helping to build a better world.

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