University of Texas-Austin: Free Speech and Its Skeptics

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Jefferson Scholars Program: “Free Speech and Its Skeptics”


Lorraine Pangle, a JMC faculty partner and the Co-Director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Study of Core Texts & Ideas, will be speaking on free speech (and its skeptics) in a virtual lecture in honor of Free Speech Week.

Monday, October 19, 2020 • 6:00 PM EDT
Free and open to the public; a virtual event through Zoom.

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Lorraine Pangle

Lorraine Pangle is a Professor of Government and Co-Director of the Thomas Jefferson Center at the University of Texas at Austin. She teaches ancient, early modern, and American political philosophy, with special interests in ethics, the philosophy of education, and problems of justice and moral responsibility. Professor Pangle has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and the Earhart Foundation. Her publications include Virtue is Knowledge: The Moral Foundations of Socratic Political Philosophy (University of Chicago Press, 2014),The Political Philosophy of Benjamin Franklin (Johns Hopkins, 2007), and Aristotle and the Philosophy of Friendship (Cambridge, 2003).

Professor Pangle is a JMC faculty partner.

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