W. James Booth: "Can the Dead Be Harmed?"
3/25/2013, 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
- Ann Marie Deer Owens
- Furman Hall 114
- Open to the Public
Free and Open to the Public
Location: Furman Hall (Google map of this location)
Video of this event will be available at news.vanderbilt.edu, after the event.Professor Booths's lecture is the last of the three 2013 Berry Lectures in Public Philosophy at Vanderbilt University, which explore thought-provoking questions about the morality of war, treatment of others and obligations toward the dead. The theme for this year’s series is “Life, Death and Justice.”
“Can the Dead Be Harmed?” with W. James Booth, professor of political science and philosophy. Professor Booth will consider whether society has obligations to those who are no longer living – whether they are fallen soldiers or others who have made their wishes known prior to death.
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