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Political philosopher to lecture on "Next Liberal Agenda," Nov. 16

of America's leading political philosophers and constitutional lawyers will present a lecture on "The Next Liberal Agenda" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in 104 Computer Science Building. Bruce Ackerman, the Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, will deliver the James Moffett '29 Lecture in Ethics. His most fundamental works are "Social Justice in the Liberal State" and "We the People." He also has written books on topics ranging from housing policy to environmental law to international relations. The most recent of these is "The Stakeholder Society." Ackerman also serves as a lawyer in selected cases. He testified on behalf of President Clinton at the impeachment hearings in December 1998.

A member of the American Law Institute and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Ackerman has been awarded fellowships by the Guggenheim Foundation, Ford Foundation, Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin and Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington.

The lecture is being coordinated by the Center for Human Values . A reception will follow in the lobby of the Computer Science Building. For more information, call 609-258-4798.

Contact: Justin Harmon (609) 258-3601

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