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From Abode to Dissemination

A keynote presentation within the "Idioms of Ethical Life: A Conference in Honor of the Work of Dr. Dennis J. Schmidt" that will be presented by John Sallis. This polyphony is intoned around the original word for what came to be called ethics. This opening is sounded within the various texts that constitute its ambience. Return to this ambience is proposed as a requisite prelude to a renewal of originary ethics.
When Oct 28, 2016
from 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
Where Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, University Park, PA 16802
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Abstract

This polyphony is intoned around the original word for what came to be called ethics. This opening is sounded within the various texts that constitute its ambience. Return to this ambience is proposed as a requisite prelude to a renewal of originary ethics.

About the Speaker

John Sallis is Frederick J. Adelmann Professor of Philosophy at Boston College. He has held Chairs at Penn State, Vanderbilt University, and Loyola University of Chicago and has been Visiting Professor at various universities in Germany, United Kingdom, Norway, and China. He has published more than twenty books, including, most recently, Senses of Landscape; The Figure of Nature: On Greek Origins; and The Return of Nature: On the Beyond of Sense. His writings have been translated into more than a dozen languages.

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