Tuesday, February 15, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 2011

A conversation between Joshua Landy, Stanford Professor of French, and Alexander Nehamas, Professor of Philosophy at Princeton, about beauty.


René Magritte - Le Voyageur

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Alexander Nehamas received his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1971 and joined the faculty of the philosophy department at Princeton in 1990. He is also Professor of the Humanities and of Comparative Literature. His interests include Greek philosophy, philosophy of art, European philosophy and literary theory. His books include The Art of Living: Socratic Reflections from Plato to Foucault (2000) and Only a Promise of Happiness: The Place of Beauty in a World of Art (2010).