Tanner Lectures on Human Values    

The Tanner Lectures on Human Values are presented annually at a select list of universities around the world. The University Center serves as host to these lectures at Princeton, in which an eminent scholar from philosophy, religion, the humanities, sciences, creative arts or learned professions, or a person eminent in political or social life, is invited to present a series of lectures reflecting upon scholarly and scientific learning relating to “the entire range of values pertinent to the human condition.”

  1. Wednesday, November 30 - Thursday, December 1, 2016 Naomi Oreskes Naomi Oreskes, Harvard University TBD Tanner Lectures on Human Values Co-sponsored by: Science, Technology and Environmental Policy Program and History of Science Program

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Tanner Committee

Charles Beitz
Director of the University Center for Human Values and Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics

John Cooper
Henry Putnam University Professor of Philosophy

Denis Feeney ex officio
Giger Professor of Latin, Professor of Classics

Eric Gregory ex officio
Professor of Religion

Melissa Lane
Class of 1943 Professor of Politics

Stephen Macedo chair
Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values

Philip Pettit
Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values

Gideon Rosen
Stuart Professor of Philosophy

Nigel Smith
William and Annie S. Paton Foundation Professor of Ancient and Modern Literature. Professor of English. Chair, Committee on Renaissance and Early Modern Studies