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Susan Shell, Boston College

Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Faculty Seminar

"Are All Rights Human Rights?"

This Event is by Invitation Only



Tilton Hall
Room 307

About the Speaker

Susan Shell is Professor of Political Science at Boston College. She is the author of Kant and the Limits of Autonomy (Harvard University Press, 2010), The Embodiment of Reason: Kant on Spirit, Generation and Community (University of Chicago Press, 1996), and The Rights of Reason: A Study of Kant’s Philosophy and Politics (University of Toronto Press, 1980). She is also the co-editor (with Robert Faulkner) of America at Risk: Dangers on the Horizon (University of Michigan Press, forthcoming). Additionally, she has written on Rousseau, German Idealism, and selected areas of public policy. She has been a Visiting Professor at Harvard University and received fellowships from The National Endowment for the Humanities, The American Council of Learned Societies, The Bradley Foundation, the Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst, and the Radcliffe Institute.

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