Tulane University professor Richard Velkley will give a lecture titled "Why Does Heidegger Matter?: Leo Strauss's View" at St. John's College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, January 24 at 8 p.m. Velkley received his doctorate from Pennsylvania State University and has been the Celia Scott Weatherhead Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at Tulane University since 2007.
Upcoming Friday Night Lectures:
February 7 "Teleology as Death Wish: A Nietzschean Critique of Aristotle," by David Roochnik, professor, Department of Philosophy, Boston University
February 21 "Dante's Ontology: What the Florentine Poet Can Teach Contemporary Philosophers," by Graham Harman, professor, Department of Philosophy, American University in Cairo