2017-18 ESF Plenary Lectures
9/29 “Introduction to ESF” by All Seminar Leaders
10/6 “Using Economics to Answer Your Questions about Education, and Why the Liberal Arts Are Foundational to This Project” by Caroline Hoxby, Scott and Donya Bommer Professor in Economics, Stanford.
10/13 “The Mind in Love: Reflections on the Universe” by Robert Harrison, Rosina Pierotti Professor in Italian Literature, Stanford.
10/20 “Rigorous and Precise Thinking, Liberal Education, and the Rise of Silicon Valley” by Ravi Vakil, Professor of Mathematics, Stanford.
10/27 Lecture by Ian Morris, Jean and Rebecca Willard Professor of Classics, Stanford.
11/3 “Tear Down This Wall” by Peter Robinson, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution.
11/10 “Empathy” by Jane Shaw, Dean for Religious Life and Professor of Religious Studies, Stanford.
11/17 “Why Myth Matters” by Joshua Billings, Assistant Professor of Classics, Princeton.
12/1 Lecture by Ken Taylor, Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy, Stanford.
12/8 No lecture: work on your final papers!