2012–13 Tanner Lectures return to Tanner Lectures

  1. Thursday, October 18, 2012 Lecture Two: "Human Values in the Very Long Run" Ian Morris, Stanford University Friend Center, Room 101, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Tanner Lectures on Human Values
  2. Wednesday, October 17, 2012 Lecture One: "Human Values in the Very Long Run" Ian Morris, Stanford University Friend Center, Room 101, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Tanner Lectures on Human Values Learn more »

2011–12 Tanner Lectures return to Tanner Lectures

  1. Thursday, March 15, 2012 "Shakespeare and the Shape of a Life: The End of Life Stories" Stephen Greenblatt, Harvard University Commentator(s):  Margreta de Grazia and Jeff Dolven 101 McCormick Hall, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Tanner Lectures on Human Values
  2. Wednesday, March 14, 2012 "Shakespeare and the Shape of a Life: The Uses of Life Stories" Stephen Greenblatt, Harvard University Commentator(s):  Colin Burrow and Adam Phillips 101 McCormick Hall, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Tanner Lectures on Human Values
  3. Thursday, October 28, 2010 "American Grace: Religious Americans Are Nicer and Happier. Why?" Robert Putnam, Harvard University Commentator(s):  Marie Griffith / Harvard University; Mark Chaves / Duke University; Joshua Cohen / Stanford University; Henry Brady / UC Berkeley 101 Friend Center, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Tanner Lectures on Human Values
  4. Wednesday, October 27, 2010 "American Grace: Americans Are Religiously Devout and Religiously Divided, yet Religiously Tolerant. Why?" Robert Putnam, Harvard University Commentator(s):  Marie Griffith / Harvard University; Mark Chaves / Duke University; Joshua Cohen / Stanford University; Henry Brady / UC Berkeley 101 Friend Center, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Tanner Lectures on Human Values

2009–10 Tanner Lectures return to Tanner Lectures

  1. Friday, April 9, 2010 "The Decline and Fall of the American Republic: The Coming Crisis of Constitutional Legitimacy" Bruce Ackerman, Yale Law School 301 Marx Hall, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Tanner Lectures on Human Values
  2. Thursday, April 8, 2010 "The Decline and Fall of the American Republic: A Politicized Military" Bruce Ackerman, Yale Law School Commentator(s):  Jeffrey Tulis / UT Austin and Adrian Vermeule / Harvard Law School McCormick 101, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Tanner Lectures on Human Values
  3. Wednesday, April 7, 2010 "The Decline and Fall of the American Republic: An Extremist Presidency" Bruce Ackerman, Yale Law School Commentator(s):  Eric Foner / Columbia University and Jane Mansbridge / Harvard University McCormick 101, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Tanner Lectures on Human Values
  4. Thursday, November 13, 2008 "Seeds of Humanity" Marc Hauser, Harvard University Commentator(s):  Simon Blackburn, University of Cambridge; Helena Cronin, London School of Economics and Political Sciences; Susan Gelman, University of Michigan; and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Dartmouth College McCosh 50, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Tanner Lectures on Human Values
  5. Wednesday, November 12, 2008 "Seeds of Humanity" Marc Hauser, Harvard University Commentator(s):  Simon Blackburn, University of Cambridge; Helena Cronin, London School of Economics and Political Sciences; Susan Gelman, University of Michigan; and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Dartmouth College McCosh 50, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Tanner Lectures on Human Values
  6. Thursday, November 8, 2007 “Meaning in Life and Why it Matters” Susan Wolf, Edna J. Koury Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. McCormick 101, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Tanner Lectures on Human Values
  7. Wednesday, November 7, 2007 "Meaning in Life and Why it Matters" Susan Wolf, Edna J. Koury Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. McCormick 101, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Tanner Lectures on Human Values