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Islamic Responses to Western Science and Technology

Thursday, November 20, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Mezes 1.306

Rizwan Zamir, Doctoral Candidate in Religious Studies, University of Virginia


Why Even Atheists Should Applaud the Ten Commandments

Friday, November 7, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Mezes 1.306

Leon Kass, Addie Clark Harding Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, The University of Chicago


The West and the Rest, Globalization and the Terrorist Threat

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 • 1:30 PM

San Antonio, Trinity University, Storch Memorial Building 103

Roger Scruton, writer and philosopher, Blackfriars, Oxford


The West and the Rest, Globalization and the Terrorist Threat

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Mezes 1.306

Roger Scruton, writer and philosopher, Blackfriars, Oxford


Augustine's The City of God

Friday, April 4, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Garrison 0.102

Jean Bethke Elshtain, professor of Social and Political Ethics, The University of Chicago Divinity School


How to Understand Politics; What the Humanities Can Say to Science

Friday, March 28, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Mezes 1.306

Harvey C. Mansfield, William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Government, Harvard University


Our First Revolution -- and Beyond. (On Britain's Glorious Revolution, 1688)

Monday, March 3, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Mezes 1.306

Michael Barone, political analyst and commentator


On a Certain Manner of Reading Cases: The Reasoning We've Forgotten, The Law We've Lost.

Friday, February 8, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Mezes 0.306

Hadley P. Arkes, Edward N. Ney Professor of Jurisprudence and American Institutions, Amherst College.