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2007 Bitar Lecture Speaker

About Nicholas Wolterstorff

wolterstorff.jpgNicholas Wolterstorff received his A.B. from Calvin College (1953), and his Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard University (1956). After teaching philosophy for two years at Yale, he returned to the philosophy department at his alma mater in 1959. Returning to Yale in 1989, he was a member of the Divinity School, of the Philosophy Department, and of the Religious Studies Department. He has taught, during leaves of absence, at Haverford College, the University of Michigan, Princeton University, the University of Texas, Temple University, Notre Dame University, and the Free University of Amsterdam. Having retired from teaching in 2001, currently he is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, at the University of Virginia.
        
Dr. Wolterstorff has been President of the American Philosophical Association, and of the Society of Christian Philosophers. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
        
Among the major lecture series he has given are the Wilde Lectures at Oxford University, the Gifford Lectures at St Andrews University, and the Stone Lectures at Princeton Seminary. His published works include On Universals, Works and Worlds of Art, Art in Action, Until Justice and Peace Embrace, Reason within the Bounds of Religion, Divine Discourse, John Locke and the Ethics of Belief, Thomas Reid and the Story of Epistemology, and Lament for a Son. Currently he is completing two books, tentatively titled Justice As Rights and Love and Justice.
        
Geneva College recently hosted Dr. Wolterstorff in connection with his decades-spanning thought on Christian Higher Education, collected in his Educating for Shalom.


For further information about the event:

Email emeek@geneva.edu, rmfrazie@geneva.edu, or call 724-847-6700.


 

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