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Moffett Lecture in Ethics set, April 19

"What is Critique: Virtue in Michel Foucault" is the title of a lecture to be presented at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in 104 Computer Science Building.

Judith Butler, the Maxine Elliot Professor in the Departments of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the University of California-Berkeley, will present the James Moffett '29 Lecture in Ethics. A reception will follow in the lobby of the building.

She is the author of numerous books and articles on philosophy and feminist and queer theory, including "Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity" (1990), "The Psychic Life of Power: Theories of Subjection" (1997) and "Antigone's Claim: Kinship Between Life and Death" (2000).

The Moffett Lectures, offered by the Center for Human Values, attempt to bring the perspectives of moral, political and legal philosophy to bear on significant issues in public affairs. For more information, click here or call 258-4798.

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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