The University Record, October 17, 1994

Kahneman will present Tanner Lecture

Daniel Kahneman, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology and professor of public affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, will give the Tanner Lecture on Human Values at 4 p.m. Fri. (Oct. 21) in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.

Kahneman’s topic is “The Cognitive Psychology of Consequences and Moral Intuition.”

A symposium on the Tanner Lecture will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sat. (Oct. 22) in the Henderson Room, Michigan League.

Symposium participants include John Broome, professor of economics and ethics at the University of Bristol; Frances Kamm, professor of philosophy and adjunct professor of law at New York University; and David Premack of the Laboratoire de Psycho-Biologie du Development, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique.

The lecture and symposium are sponsored by the Department of Philosophy.