FOR RELEASE: January 10, 2014
CONTACT: Gregory Shook, 410-626-2539
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
"Masterpieces are not single and solitary births; they are the outcome of many years of thinking in common, of thinking by the body of the people, so that the experience of the mass is behind the single voice."
- Virginia Woolf