Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2013’

  • YochiDreazen WordPress

    Yochi Dreazen – “Out of Africa: Why the World’s Newest Terror Groups are Threatening Africa and the U.S.”

    Senior writer at Foreign Policy and writer-in-residence at the Center for a New American Security, Yochi Dreazen discusses his current project at the Pulitzer Center and focus on the broader issue of terrorism in Africa and its potential impact on American foreign policy. The lecture …

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  • SeyyedNasr WordPress

    Seyyed Nasr: “Islam in the Modern World”

    The┬áDean Rusk International Studies Program welcomed Seyyed Hossein Nasr to discuss the role of Islam in the modern world. Nasr is professor of Islamic Studies at George Washington University and considered to be one of the foremost scholars of Islamic, Religious and Comparative Studies, Nasr …

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  • BrianLeiter WordPress

    Hansford M. Epes Lecturer Brian Leiter – “The Truth is Terrible: Nietzsche’s Idea of an Aesthetic Justification for Existence”

    Brian Leiter is the University of Chicago Karl N. Llewellyn Professor of Jurisprudence, Director of Law, Philosophy and Human Values. Leiter’s scholarly writings have been in two main areas: legal philosophy and Continental philosophy. Philosophical naturalism has been an abiding theme in both contexts. In …

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