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, Princeton University
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

April 15-17, 2015
Linacre College, Oxford
Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University
June 9, 2015 at 5:30pm in the Andrew Wiles Building, Mathematical Institute
"From Moral Neutrality to Effective Altruism: The Changing Scope and Significance of Moral Philosophy" 
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
"Human Values in an Age of Change"
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 Unpublished lectures are not available.

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