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Harvey Mansfield Lecture

  • 4/26/2012 | 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Location: Moulton Union, Lancaster Lounge
  • Event Type: Lecture

Lecture by Harvey Mansfield, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Government at Harvard, entitled "Intimations of Philosophy in Tocqueville's Democracy in America." Professor Mansfield has written on Aristotle, Edmund Burke, Machiavelli, and Tocqueville, among others, and has translated Machiavelli's Prince and Discourses, and with Delba Winthrop, Democracy in America. He has held Guggenheim and NEH Fellowships and has been a Fellow at the National Humanities Center; he also received the National Humanities Medal in 2004 and delivered the Jefferson Lecture in 2007. Professor Mansfield?s lecture is sponsored by the Department of Government and Legal Studies with support from the John C. Donovan Lecture Fund. Light refreshments will be served.