Dr. Owen Flanagan, Rydell Professorship Lecture on Emotions

March 10, 2016 at 78:30 p.m.Calendar Icon

TimeMarch 10, 2016 at 78:30 p.m.
LocationOlin 103

Dr. Owen Flanagan, speaker at the 2015 Nobel Conference, will return to campus for several weeks in March to serve as the Drs. Robert E. and Susan T. Rydell Professorship scholar-in-residence.

On Thursday, March 10 at 7 p.m. Dr. Flanagan will present the lecture, "Destructive Emotions and How to Overcome Them: The Case of Anger. e The lecture will take place in Olin Hall room 103 and is free and open to the public. A dessert reception and book signing will follow.

Dr. Flanagan is the James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy and professor of neurobiology at Duke University. He has done work in philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, philosophy of social science, ethics, contemporary ethical theory, and moral psychology.

The Rydell Professorship is a scholar-in-residence program designed to bring Nobel laureates and similarly distinguished scholars to the Gustavus campus as catalysts for enhancing learning and teaching. It was established in 1995 by Drs. Robert E. and Susan T. Rydell of Minnetonka, Minn., to give students, staff, and alumni the opportunity to learn from and interact with leading scholars.

PostedApr 17, 2019