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Date: Sep 20, 2010
HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY'S IDEAS INSTITUTE KICKS-OFF 2010 SCIENCE EVENINGS LECTURE SERIES
"Death From a Distance: The Evolution of Our Common Humanity" September 23, 2010 7:30-9:00pm
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY - Hofstra University's IDEAS Institute continues its series of talks entitled Science Evenings With IDEAS on Thursday, October 14, 2010 from 7:30-9:00pm. Kathleen Wallace, a Hofstra philosophy professor will lead the talk,"Sustainable Life: A Citizen's Guide to Ethics and Sustainability." She will discuss the concept of sustainability, its ethical basis and how it can and should guide individual behavior.
Kathleen Wallace is a recognized expert and has written widely on ethics. She is a Professor of Philosophy at Hofstra University where she teaches such courses as Introduction to Ethics, Ethics and Sustainability, American Philosophy and Metaphysics. Her recent work is on the nature of self in community. For additional information about the speaker visit http://www.kathwallace.com/
This lecture, as well as the entire series is free and open to the public. The event will be held at the Monroe Lecture Center Theatre, South Campus.
IDEAS Institute of the School of Education, Health and Human Services - Creating Public Visibility for Advances in Science and Technology
Since January of 2003, IDEAS has been dedicated to increasing public understanding of science. It further seeks to encourage greater interest in advanced study in the sciences and technology by enhancing the skills of pre-college and college science and technology educators. Science Evenings with IDEAS is one of the activities IDEAS engages in to achieve these goals. For a complete description of the 2010-2011 lecture series visit www.hofstra.edu/IDEAS
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from about 150 undergraduate and more than 160 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business; engineering; communication; education, health and human services; and honors studies, as well as a School of Law. The University also provides excellent facilities with state-of-the-art technology, extensive library resources and internship programs that match students' interests and abilities with appropriate companies and organizations. The Hofstra community is driven, dynamic and energetic, helping students find and focus their strengths to prepare them for a successful future.