The Catholic University of America


 School of Philosophy

Graduate Student Spring 1999 Lecture Series

The Catholic University of America 


The Great Disruption

Francis Fukuyama

George Mason University, Institute of Public Policy

February 5, 2:00 p.m., Columbus School of Law Byron Auditorium

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Politics



Classical Moral Philosophy: A Symposium


February 12, Life Cycle Institute Auditorium

First Morning Session, 9:30 a.m.

Nietzsche on the Skeptics and Nietzsche as Skeptic

Richard Bett

Johns Hopkins University 


A Genuine Stoicism

Victoria N. Voytko 

University of South Carolina


Second Morning Session, 11: 00 a.m.

 Taking Responsibility for Our Emotions

Nancy Sherman 

Georgetown University


Afternoon Panel Session, 2:00 p.m.

Classical Moral Philosophy: Contemporary Applications

Victoria N. Voytko (moderator), Lawrence C. Becker, Richard Bett, Nancy Sherman 

University of South Carolina, The College of William and Mary, Johns Hopkins Georgetown  


Contemporary Issues in Bio-Ethics: A Symposium

March 19, Life Cycle Institute Auditorium

Morning Session, 10:00 a.m. 

 Aging: A New Problem of Modern Medicine

 Josef V. Kadlec

Georgetown University, School of Medicine


Afternoon Panel Session, 2:00 p.m.

Clinical Trials in the Third World: Ethical Issues

Patrick Kelley, Josef V. Kadlec, Daniel Maher
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Georgetown University, The Catholic University of America

Fides et Ratio

Joseph Zycinski 

The Catholic University of Lublin 

April 9, 2:00 p.m., Life Cycle Institute Auditorium


Heidegger's Systematic Turn

Claudius Strube 

University of Wuppertal

April 13, 2:00 p.m., Life Cycle Institute Auditorium

This lecture series is sponsored by the Graduate Student Association of

The Catholic University of America.