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News & Events

05.26.2007 Video

Robert Richardson is author of the recently published William James: In the Maelstrom of American Modernism (Houghton Mifflin, 2006), and has also written Henry Thoreau: A Life of the...

William James and Josiah Royce - Moral Holidays
05.26.2007 Video

John Lachs has written on the relevance of philosophy to life, including A Community of Individuals (Routlege, 2002) and In Love with Life (Vanderbilt University Press, 1998)....

William James and Josiah Royce - James's Pragmatism and American Social Thought, 1907-2007
05.26.2007 Video

James T. Kloppenberg is Harvard College Professor and David Woods Kemper '41 Professor of American History at Harvard University, with central interests in American democratic theory and practice...

William James and Josiah Royce - Responses to the Keynote Address
05.25.2007 Video

John J. McDermott is University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M.

05.18.2007 News Story Harvard Crimson

A self-proclaimed hippie with a never-settled quest for religious understanding, Philip Clayton—a visiting professor this year at the Harvard Divinity School (HDS)—has spent the past year...

Peacemakers in Action: Profiles of Religion in Conflict Resolution
05.14.2007 Video

A panel discussion on the recent publication of the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding

Bhakti versus Hindutva
04.30.2007 Audio

A luncheon seminar with Gail Omvedt, senior fellow at the Nehru Memorial Museum in Delhi, India, one in a series of seminars on the theme "Whose Religion? Which Morality? Conflict and Authority in...

Science, Beauty, and God: Reflections on the Meanings of Scientific Discovery
04.24.2007 Video

On April 24, 2007, Lenn E. Goodman, Professor of Philosophy and Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities, Vanderbilt University presented this talk on Judaism and science.

Buddhism and Science: Tibetan and Zen Buddhist Perspectives
04.20.2007 Video

On April 20, 2007, Georges B. Dreyfus, Professor of Religion at Williams College, and Eshin Nishimura, former president of Hanazono University, Kyoto, Japan, each spoke, with a Q&A moderated...

This Is Not a Religious Experience: Muslims in the West and the Specter of Extermination
04.18.2007 Video

On April 18, 2007, the William James Lecture on Religious Experience was delivered by Ghassan Hage, Visiting Associate Professor of World Religions and CSWR Research Associate.