The Whitney Humanities Center Fall 2018 Franke Lectures in the Humanities presents:
Robert Brandom, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Fellow at the Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh: “Heidegger’s Being and Time: A Spirit of Trust: Magnanimity and Agency in Hegel’s Phenomenology.”
This semester’s series has been organized in conjunction with the Yale College seminar taught by Martin Hägglund.
Robert Brandom is the author of thirteen books, including Making It Explicit: Reasoning, Representing, and Discursive Commitment. His most recent book, A Spirit of Trust, on Hegel’s Phenomenology, is forthcoming. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the British Academy as well as a recipient of the Mellon Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities Award, and the Anneliese Maier Forschungspreis from the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung.
Brandom has delivered the John Locke lectures Lectures at Oxford (published as Between Saying and Doing), the Hempel lectures at Princeton, the Townsend and Howison lectures at Berkeley, and the Woodbridge lectures at Columbia. He has held fellowships at All Souls College Oxford and the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, and was Leibniz Professor at the University of Leipzig.