The Tanner Lectures on Human Values 37


The Tanner Lectures on Human Values, founded July 1, 1978, at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, was established by the American scholar, industrialist, and philanthropist Obert Clark Tanner. Lectureships are awarded to outstanding scholars or leaders in broadly defined fields of human values and transcend ethnic, national, religious, or ideological distinctions. Volume 37 features lectures given during the academic year 2016 to 2017 at Cambridge University, Harvard University, the University of Michigan, Stanford University, Yale University, and the University of California, Berkeley.

Table of Contents:
Rosi Braidotti
“Posthuman, All Too Human: The Memoirs and Aspirations of a Posthumanist”
 
Radhika Coomaraswamy
“Reinventing Truth and Compassion:
Humanism, Human Rights, and Humanitarianism in the Aftermath of September 11, 2001”
 
Richard Kraut
“Oysters and Experience Machines: Two Puzzles in Value Theory”
 
Dorothy Roberts
“The Ethics of Biosocial Science”
 
Seana Shiffrin
“Speaking Amongst Ourselves: Democracy and Law”
 
Melanne Verveer
“A Gendered Approach to Peace Building”