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The Tanner Lectures on Human Values

Volume 7. 1986


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Amartya Sen, Michael Slote, Marrington Moore, Jr., Quentin Skinner, Clifford Geetz
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  • Date Published: April 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521176484

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  • The Tanner Lectures on Human Values is the annual publication of the Tanner lectures given at Clare Hall, Cambridge University; Brasenose College, Oxford University; Harvard University; Yale University, the University of California; Stanford University, the University of Michigan; and the University of Utah and other locations. Established to reflect upon the scholarly and scientific learning relating to human values, the lectureships are international and intercultural, and transcend ethnic, national, religious, and ideological distinctions. Appointment as a Tanner lecturer is a recognition of uncommon capabilities and outstanding scholarly or leadership achievement in the field of human values. Originally published in 1986, Volume VII provides a panoramic view of a number of the most vital issues facing society.

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    • Date Published: April 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521176484
    • length: 302 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 16 x 156 mm
    • weight: 0.43kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    The Tanner Lectures on Human Values
    The trustees
    Preface to Volume VII
    1. The standard of living Amartya Sen
    2. Moderation, rationality and virtue Michael Slote
    3. Authority and inequality under capitalism and socialism Marrington Moore, Jr.
    4. The paradoxes of political liberty Quentin Skinner
    5. The uses of diversity Clifford Geetz
    The Tanner Lecturers
    Index to Volume VII.

  • Editor

    Sterling M. McMurrin


    Amartya Sen, Michael Slote, Marrington Moore, Jr., Quentin Skinner, Clifford Geetz

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