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Michael Davis, Sarah Lawrence College

Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Faculty Seminar

"The Essence of Babel: Rousseau on the Origin of Languages"

This Event is by Invitation Only



Stibbs Room, Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC)

About the Speaker

Michael Davis is Professor of Philosophy at Sarah Lawrence College. He has published widely in Greek philosophy and tragedy as well as on such philosophers as Descartes, Rousseau, and Nietzsche. His most recent books include Wonderlust: Ruminations on Liberal Education (St. Augustine’s Press, 2006) and The Autobiography of Philosophy: Rousseau’s The Reveries of the Solitary Walker (Rowman and Littlefield, 1999). He is also the co-translator, with Seth Benardete, of Aristotle’s On Poetics (St. Augustine’s Press, 2002).

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