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Philosophy Department at Trent University to Host Guest Lecture by Ethicist James Sterba


Special Presentation on March 24 by Leading Social Justice Thinker

Wednesday, March 18, 2008, Peterborough

The Philosophy Department at Trent University is pleased to announce that Professor James Sterba of the Department of Philosophy and Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame will be giving a free guest lecture on Monday, March 24, 2008 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Lady Eaton College Lecture Hall (Room 201).

Professor Sterba’s presentation is entitled “Completing the Kantian Project: From Rationality to Equality”, and will be followed by a reception in the Lady Eaton College Senior Common Room. All are welcome to attend.

Professor James Sterba (Ph.D., Pittsburgh) has published 25 books and over 160 articles in the areas of ethical theory, environmental ethics, feminist ethics, global justice, environmental justice and distributive justice. He is the current president of the American Philosophical Association, Central Division and past president of the North American Society for Social Philosophy, Concerned Philosophers for Peace, and the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, American Section. Professor Sterba has been visiting professor of philosophy at the University of Rochester, Fleishhacker Chair of Philosophy (Visiting) at the University of San Francisco, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Philosophy at the University of California Irvine and the University of Santa Clara, and Fulbright Visiting Professor at the University of Latvia.


For further information, please contact Professor Moira Howes, chair, department of philosophy, Trent University, at (705) 748-1011, ext. 7108.