Lectures: Franke Lectures in the Humanities (Whitney Humanities Center, November 13rd and 27th, December 4th)

We are glad to give notice of the Fall 2018 Franke Lectures in the Humanities, “Heidegger’s Being and Time. The semester’s series has been organised by The Whitney Humanities Center, in collaboration with the Yale College seminar taught by Martin Hägglund.

Taylor Carman has delivered the opening lecture, Narrative and Pictorial Truth, on November 6, at 5 pm.

Other guest speakers and lectures in the series include:

Robert Pippin, Radical Finitude in the Anti-Idealist Modern European Philosophical Tradition, on Tuesday, November 13, 5 pm.

Robert Brandom, A Spirit of Trust: Magnanimity and Agency in Hegel’s Phenomenology, on Tuesday, November 27, 5 pm.

Steven Crowell, Methodological Atheism: An Essay in Second-Person Phenomenology, on Tuesday, December 4, 5 pm

All events will be held in the WHC auditorium and are free and open to the public.

The lectures are made possible by the generosity of Richard and Barbara Franke, and are intended to present important topics in the Humanities to a wide and general audience.
For more information, please contact the Whitney Humanities Center (
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