Philosopher and cultural theorist Kwame Anthony Appiah, author of Cosmopolitanism and The Honor Code, will visit Case Western Reserve University as the keynote speaker for the 2013 F. Joseph Callahan Distinguished Lecture at 5:30 p.m., Monday, March 18, in Severance Hall. His free lecture will discuss the evolving concepts of honor and morality.
Introduced in 2005 as the Distinguished Lecture Series, this annual event engages the Greater Cleveland community in discourse on important topics of our time. In 2010, the event was named in honor of Francis Joseph Callahan Jr., local business leader, philanthropist and chairman emeritus of Swagelok, a leading fluid system manufacturer headquartered in Solon, Ohio.
The lecture is co-sponsored by the Social Justice Institute, Department of History and the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence.
Previous speakers include Pulitzer Prize winner Jared Diamond, renowned theoretical physicist Lisa Randall and legendary biologist E.O. Wilson. Read about the series. Read about the series.
Called a post-modern Socrates, Kwame Anthony Appiah asks profound questions about ethics and identity. Learn more about the speakers.