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Richard Kraut, Northwestern University

Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Faculty Seminar

"Plato, Oysters, and Experience Machines"

This Event is by Invitation Only



Rogers Chapel Seminar Room

About the Speaker

Richard Kraut is Charles and Emma Morrison Professor in the Humanities at Northwestern University. His research interests include contemporary moral and political philosophy as well as the ethics and political thought of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. He is the author of Against Absolute Goodness (Oxford, 2011) and What is Good and Why: The Ethics of Well-Being (Harvard, 2007). His historical works include Socrates and the State (Princeton, 1984), Aristotle on the Human Good (Princeton, 1989), and Aristotle: Political Philosophy (Oxford, 2002).

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