Events | Lecture | 4 April 2013

Thursday Lecture - "Modernity and Evil"

Leonidas Donskis (Vytautas Magnus University, Philosophy)

On Thursday, April 4, 2013, the Institute welcomes Leonidas Donskis, Member of the European Parliament, philosopher, political theorist, historian of ideas, social analyst, and political commentator. Dr. Donskis’ main scholarly interests lie in philosophy of history, philosophy of culture, philosophy of literature, philosophy of the social sciences, civilization theory, political theory, history of ideas, and studies in Central and East European thought. His talk, “Modernity and Evil,” will take place at Watson Manor, 3 University Circle, at 4:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a reception.

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