University of Pittsburgh professor to deliver annual Aquinas Lecture, Feb. 24

February 22, 2019

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Philosophy Department will host its annual Aquinas Lecture on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 3 p.m. in Marquette Hall 100. This year’s lecturer, Professor Robert Brandom from the University of Pittsburgh, will present “Heroism and Magnanimity: The Post-Modern Form of Self-Conscious Agency.”

Brandom is distinguished professor of philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh and a fellow of both the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the British Academy. Brandom is the author of numerous books, including Making It Explicit, Reason in Philosophy and From Empiricism to Expressivism. He has delivered the John Locke Lectures at the University of Oxford and the Woodbridge Lectures at Columbia University.

A reception will follow the lecture. Both the lecture and reception are free and open to the public.  

The Annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture Series began at Marquette University in the spring of 1937.

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