Feb 25

"Humanly Grounded Values"-talk by Philosophy Professor Bennett Helm'88

'88 Philosophy grad Bennett Helm, is the Dr. Elijah E. Kresge Professor of Philosophy at Franklin & Marshall College, will give public talk.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
12:00 – 1:00 pm / Leighton #402
Bennett Helm '88 gives talk

Professor Bennett Helm '88 research focuses on the role of emotions and various forms of caring in moral psychology and understanding what it is to be a person. He is the recipient of fellowships from the NEH (twice), the ACLS, and the Princeton University Center for Human Values, as well as a major grant for a three-year, interdisciplinary project on Love and Human Agency. Bennett is the the author of two books: _Emotional Reason: Deliberation, Motivation, and the Nature of Value_ and _Love, Friendship, and the Self: Intimacy, Identification, and the Social Nature of Persons, and is currently working on a third book on respect and human communities. He is a proud 1988 graduate of Carleton.

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