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Robert Talisse: “Must Life be Tragic?”

by Mar. 2, 2012, 1:25 PM

Watch video of the most recent presentation in the Berry Lectures in Public Philosophy that took place on March 1 with Robert Talisse, professor and chair of philosophy. He discussed “Must Life Be Tragic?”

“The Berry Lectures in Public Philosophy provide a wonderful opportunity to reach a broader audience beyond our students and academic colleagues,” said Talisse. “These talks aim to bring out the ethical questions that people ask themselves all the time and examine them from an understandable philosophical perspective.”

In addition, Jeffrey Tlumark will address “Do We Have Free Will? Why Does It Matter?” on March 15. And Marilyn Friedman’s talk on March 22 is titled “Can Bad People Live Well?”

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