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Prof. Zagzebski's Presential Address and Dewey Lecture Now Available

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December 13, 2016

Prof. Zagzebski's Presidential Address and Dewey Lecture Now Available


Institute Leadership Team Member, Professor Linda Zagzebski, recently gave two prestigious lectures at national meetings of the American Philosophical Association (APA).

As President of the APA, Central Division, Professor Zagzebski gave the Central Division's Presidential Address on March 4th in Chicago. Her lecture was titled, "The Dignity of Persons and the Value of Uniqueness," and is now available in the Institute's online digital repository.  

On April 1st, Prof. Zagzebski delivered the Dewey Lecture at the 2016 Meeting of the APA, Pacific Division, titled "The Joys and Sorrows of a Philosophical Life." "The John Dewey lectures, generously sponsored by the John Dewey Foundation, are presented annually at each APA divisional meeting. Each John Dewey lecture is given by a prominent and senior (typically retired) philosopher associated with that division who is invited to reflect, broadly and in an autobiographical spirit, on philosophy in America" (source). Prof. Zagzebski's Dewey Lecture is also available in the Institute's digital repository.