"Falling Short: Irony and Aspiration" Topic of NYU's Annual Frumkes Lecture, Nov. 17


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Jonathan Lear, a leading professor at the Committee on Social Thought and in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Chicago, will deliver the Annual Lewis Burke Frumkes Lecture on Mon., Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m. at NYU’s Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center (100 Washington Square East [at Washington Place]). Lear’s lecture is titled “Falling Short: Irony and Aspiration.”

Lear works on philosophical conceptions of the human psyche from Socrates to the present. Before coming to the University of Chicago, Lear taught philosophy at Cambridge University and at Yale University. His books include: Aristotle and Logical 500

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