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Each year, the President’s Lecture Series brings to the Rice University campus a variety of stimulating speakers on a range of topics. Rice is pleased to offer the PLS as a means of enhancing the intellectual life not only of the Rice community, but of our neighbors throughout the city of Houston.

Admission to all lectures is free of charge. Paid visitor parking is available in West Lot 1, Central Campus Garage and in the nearby North Lot. 
For an online campus map, visit www.rice.edu/maps/maps.html.

The President’s Lecture Series is sponsored by the Office of the President and is supported by the J. Newton Rayzor Lecture Fund.
For more information e-mail ricepls@rice.edu or call 713-348-5585


 

President's Lecture Series


Featuring

Martha Nussbaum

World-renowned philosopher and distinguished professor
at the University of Chicago Law School

Martha Nussbaum 

 

"Anger and Revolutionary Justice"

Monday, February 9, 2015
6:30 p.m.
Hudspeth Auditorium, Anderson-Clarke Center

Admission to the lecture is free of charge.
There is no reserved seating for this event, so arriving early in suggested.
Doors will open at 6:00 p.m.
 

 

Martha Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, is considered one of the world's foremost philosophers. Recognized by Foreign Policy Magazine as one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers of 2012, she has authored more than 15 highly acclaimed books that explore a diverse range of subjects, from economic development and social justice to animal rights and religious intolerance. 

Nussbaum received her BA from NYU and her MA and Ph.D. from Harvard University. She taught at Harvard, Brown University and Oxford University. From 1986 to 1993, she was a research advisor at the World Institute for Development Economics Research, Helsinki, a part of the United Nations University. She has chaired the American Philosophical Association’s (APA) Committee on International Cooperation, the Committee on the Status of Women and the Committee for Public Philosophy. From 1999 to 2000, she was one of the three presidents of the APA and delivered the presidential address for the Central Division, one of three worldwide divisions of the APA. The recipient of several awards, she has received honorary degrees from 50 colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Asia, Africa and Europe. 

To learn more about Martha Nussbaum, visit her website.

 

For more information call 713-348-5585.
For an online campus map, visit www.rice.edu/maps/maps.html.

The President's Lectures Series is sponsored by the Office of the President
and supported by the J. Newton Rayzor Lecture Fund.