Stephen Jay Gould (1987-1988)

Nov 18, 1987

“Human Equality is a Contingent Fact of History” Stephen J. Gould was an evolutionary scientist, a professor at Harvard, and a leading opponent of scientific creationism. He was also a prominent author. His award-winning book, The Mismeasure of Man, examined the racist [...]

Ronald Dworkin (1981-1982)

Feb 11, 1982

“The Paradoxes of Equality” Ronald Dworkin was a widely-respected philosopher of law. At the time of his talk, Dworkin was the professor of jurisprudence at Oxford. In his research and teaching, he examined how the law should deal with race, abortion, euthanasia and [...]