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Richard Eldridge, Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Faculty Seminar

Sundial on Tulane University's Campus - The Murphy Institute

Charles and Harriett Cox McDowell Professor of Philosophy, Swarthmore College

“The Value of Art: On Meaning and Aesthetic Experience in Difficult Modern Art”

Location

Uptown Campus
Rogers Memorial Chapel

Event Details

Invitation Only

Event Type: Faculty Seminars

Sponsored By: Murphy Institute , Center for Ethics and Public Affairs

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About the Speaker

Richard Eldridge is Charles and Harriett Cox McDowell Professor of Philosophy at Swarthmore College. His research specialties are in aesthetics, philosophy of literature, philosophy of language, and German idealism. He has published ten books and over eighty articles which have appeared in a number of highly regarded academic journals. Additionally, he has been the recipient of several prestigious awards and fellowships throughout his career from institutions such as the Stanford Humanities Center and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Professor Eldridge received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1981.

The Value of Art: On Meaning and Aesthetic Experience in Difficult Modern Art

The Murphy Institute

Established in memory of Charles H. Murphy, Sr. (1870-1954), and inspired by the vision of Charles H. Murphy, Jr. (1920-2002), the Murphy Institute exists to help Tulane faculty and students understand economic, moral, and political problems we all face and think about. More important, it exists to help us understand how these problems have come to be so closely interconnected.