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The Tanner Lectures on Human Values

Volume 5. 1984

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Carlos Fuentes, Ilya Prigogine, David Gauthier, Herbert A. Simon, H. C. Robbins Landon
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  • Date Published: April 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521176460

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  • Established to advance and reflect upon the scholarly and scientific learning relating to human values and valuation, the annual Tanner lectures are international and intercultural, and transcend ethnic, national, religious and ideological distinctions. Volume V includes 'A Writer from Mexico', by Carlos Fuentes; 'Only a Vision', by Ilya Prigogine; 'The Incompleat Egoist', by David Gauthier; 'Scientific Literacy as a Goal in a High-Technology Society', by Herbert A. Simon; 'The Value of Genius: Haydn in His Time', by H. C. Robbins Landon, and indexes for the first five volumes in the series. Appointment as a Tanner lecturer is a recognition of uncommon capabilities and outstanding scholarly or leadership achievement in the field of human values. The lecturers represented in Volume V, originally published in 1984, view the self from five varied perspectives - from the exploration of the intimate creative self to the preparation of the individual for citizenship through scientific training.

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    • Date Published: April 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521176460
    • length: 236 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 13 x 156 mm
    • weight: 0.34kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    The Tanner Lectures on Human Values
    The trustees
    The advisory commission
    Preface to Volume V
    1. A writer from Mexico Carlos Fuentes
    2. Only an illusion Ilya Prigogine
    3. The incompleat egoist David Gauthier
    4. Scientific literacy as a goal in a high-technology society Herbert A. Simon
    5. Haydn and eighteenth-century patronage in Austria and Hungary H. C. Robbins Landon
    The Tanner Lecturers
    General indices.

  • Editor

    Sterling M. McMurrin

    Contributors

    Carlos Fuentes, Ilya Prigogine, David Gauthier, Herbert A. Simon, H. C. Robbins Landon

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