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The Tanner Lectures on Human Values: Volume 34
by Mark Matheson
University of Utah Press, 2016
eISBN: 978-1-60781-428-3 | Cloth: 978-1-60781-427-6


The Tanner Lectures on Human Values, founded July 1, 1978, at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, was established by the American scholar, industrialist, and philanthropist Obert Clark Tanner. Lectureships are awarded to outstanding scholars or leaders in broadly defined fields of human values and transcend ethnic, national, religious, or ideological distinctions. Volume 34 features lectures given during the academic year 2013 to 2014 at the University of Oxford; Stanford University; the University of Utah; and Yale University.

Shami Chakrabarti, Liberty Organization (formerly National Council for Civil Liberties)
“Human Rights as Human Values”

Paul Gilroy, King’s College London
“The Black Atlantic and Re-enchantment of Humanism”

Bruno Latour, Institut d’etudes politiques (Sciences Po) Paris “How Better to Register the Agency of Things”

Nicholas Lemann, Columbia University School of Journalism “The Turn Against Institutions” and “What Transactions Can’t Do”

Andrew Solomon, Author
“Love, Acceptance, Celebration: How Parents Make Their Children” 

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