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Wednesday
11
APR

Leonard Harris, "Dignity and Aesthetics"

13:00
14:30
IPFW English and Linguistics
Event organized by IPFW English and Linguistics

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Leonard Harris, Professor of Philosophy at Purdue West Lafayette since 1991, will be giving a talk on "Dignity and Aesthetics", on the 2nd floor of Helmke Library. He is the author or editor of many books and articles, including Philosophical Values and World Citizenship; Alain L. Locke: Biography of a Philosopher; American Philosophies; Racism; The Critical Pragmatism of Alain Locke; and Exploitation and Exclusion: Race and Class in Contemporary US Society. He is the director of the Ph.D. in Philosophy and Literature at Purdue University and the former director of African American Studies. His outstanding contributions to philosophy have been recognized by the American Philosophical Association. The quotation in the photo for this event is from "African-American philosophers: 17 conversations", edited by George Yancy and published by Routledge in 2016. Sponsored by the Department of English and Linguistics and Helmke Library.