The Tanner Lectures are a collection of educational and scientific discussions relating to human values. Conducted by leaders in their fields, the lectures are presented at:

  • Linacre College, Oxford University
  • Clare Hall, Cambridge University
  • Harvard University
  • Princeton University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Utah
  • Yale University
  • and other educational facilities around the world

2014-2015 Lectures 

University of California, Berkeley
Philip Pettit, Laurence S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and Human Values
April 7-9, 2015

Clare Hall, Cambridge
Peter Galison, Joseph Pellegrino University Professor, Harvard University

November 13-14, 2014

Harvard University
Carlo Ginzburg, UCLA Franklin D. Murphy Professor of Italian Renaissance Studies

Date TBA

Linacre College, Oxford

University of Michigan
Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States

February 6, 2015

Princeton University
Elizabeth Anderson, University of Michigan Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
March 4-5, 2015

Stanford University
Danielle Allen, UPS Foundation Professor, Princeton University Institute for Advanced Study

October 8-10, 2014

University of Utah
Margaret Atwood, Author

March 25-26, 2015

Yale University
Dipesh Chakrabarty, University of Chicago

February 18-20, 2015

This site lists all lectures with their lecture titles and offers easy access to all the lectures published in annual volumes. Unpublished lectures are not available.

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