The Tanner Lectures Vol 28

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 28 features lectures given by Bill Viola, Judy Illes, Brian Skyrms, Susan Wolf, David Miller, Annabel Patterson, and Howard Gardner.

Grethe B. Peterson is director of the Tanner Lectures on Human Values. She lives in Park City, Utah.

Table of Contents:

Presence and Absence: Vision and the Invisible in the Media Age: Bill Viola, artist
Medicine, Neuroscience, Ethics, and Society: Judy Iles, University of British Columbia
Evolution and the Social Contract: Brian Skyrms, University of California, Irvine
Meaning in Life and Why It Matters: Susan Wolf, University of North Carolina
Global Justice and Climate Change: How Should Responsibilities be Distributed?: David Miller, Nuffield College, Oxford
Pandora’s Boxes: How We Store Our Values: Annabel Patterson, Yale University
What is Good Work? and Achieving Good Work in Turbulent Times: Howard Gardner, Harvard University