Niagara Foundation is pleased to host Dr. Samuel Fleischacker to speak on the meaning and significance in the Jewish Sabbath.
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Tuesday, November 10th
Lunch will be served
Niagara Foundation – Chicago
205 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 4240
Chicago, IL, US 60601
Samuel Fleischacker is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He studied at Yale University, receiving his Ph.D. in 1989. He works in moral and political philosophy, the history of philosophy, aesthetics and the philosophy of religion. Among the issues that have particularly interested him are the moral status of culture, the nature and history of liberalism, and the relationship between moral and other values (aesthetic values, religious values, political values). His publications include The Ethics of Culture (Cornell, 1994), A Third Concept of Liberty: Judgment and Freedom in Kant and Adam Smith (Princeton, 1999), On Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations: A Philosophical Companion (Princeton, 2003), A Short History of Distributive Justice (Harvard, 2004), Divine Teaching and the Way of the World (Oxford, 2011), What Is Enlightenment? (Routledge, 2012), and The Good and the Good Book(Oxford, 2015). Professor Fleischacker has been a Fellow of the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities at Edinburgh University, and the University Center for Human Values at Princeton. He taught previously at Williams College.