Monday, April 28, 2008

Social Thought Colloquium: Richard Polt

The Committee On Social Thought invites you to a Colloquium:

Speaker: Richard Polt

Title: "When Time Comes to Be: Heideggerian and Arendtian Inceptions"

Date: Monday, May 5th
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Room: Social Sciences 302 (Shils Room)

Richard Polt is Professor of Philosophy at Xavier University, Cincinatti. He is the author of Heidegger: An Introduction - which Charles Guignon described as "the best general introduction to Heidegger ever written" - as well as The Emergency of Being: On Heidegger's 'Contributions to Philosophy'; he has edited collections of essays on Being and Time and Introduction to Metaphysics; and he has co-translated the latter work. He is also an alumnus of the Committee On Social Thought, where he received his Ph.D. in 1991 under the supervision of Leszek Kolakowski.

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