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Dean's Lecture, 4/10: “Kant’s Rational Being as Moral Being”
WHO: Jay Smith, St. John's College Tutor
WHAT: Dean’s Lecture Series
TITLE: “Kant’s Rational Being as Moral Being”
WHERE: Great Hall, Peterson Student Center, St. John’s College
WHEN: Friday, April 10, 8 p.m.
DETAILS: This lecture is free of charge, open to the public, and followed by a question and answer period.
This lecture will explore Kant’s moral problematic and focus on the tie between Reason and Freedom, especially in the form of self-determination. The lecture will also focus on the excessive character of duty’s demands as expressed in Kant’s “ought implies can.”
Jay Smith is a St. John’s College Tutor. He received his M.A. in Philosophy from Marquette University and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Fordham University.