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Department of Philosophy Distinguished Lecture: Richard Schacht, "Philosophy as Interpretation"

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Department of Philosophy, Unit for Criticism & Interpretive Theory
213 Gregory Hall
Apr 19, 2024   4:00 pm  
Richard Schacht
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Join the Department of Philosophy for a distinguished lecture by Richard Schacht, a professor emeritus of philosophy at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, titled "Philosophy as Interpretation" in celebration of his 50 years of Nietzsche studies and their culmination in his two new books, Nietzsche's Kind of Philosophy: Finding His Way and Nietzsche Pursued: Toward a Philosophy for the Future.

About Richard Schacht: 

Professor of Philosophy at UIUC since 1967; Emeritus Professor since 2007; Professor in the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, 1981-2007; Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UIUC, 1990–2007; Chair, Department of Philosophy, UIUC, 1979–1991; 2001-2007

Research interests: Human Reality; Philosophy in the Interpretive Tradition since Kant. 

Previous books include: Alienation (1970); Hegel and After (1975); Nietzsche (1983); Nietzsche: Selections (1993); The Future of Alienation (1994); Making Sense of Nietzsche (1995); Nietzsche’s Postmoralism (2001); Finding an Ending: Reflections on Wagner’s ‘Ring’ (2004); Norton Anthology of Western Philosophy After Kant: The Interpretive Tradition (2017)

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