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University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1382)
Richard B. Brandt (Project Director: September 1976 to present)

Summer Seminar: The Plausibility of Utilitarianism

To interpret a series of works which are both interesting in their own right and representative of their cultures by exploring some recurrent themes and unique historical sequences from neolithic early modern times in Hammurabi's law code, the Bible ,Thucydides, Plato, Petronius, Tacitus, Beowulf. Njals Saga. Machiavelli, More, Erasmus and Shakespeare. This seminar is only open to teachers in 2-year colleges.

Project fields:
Philosophy, General

Seminars for College Teachers

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$50,000 (approved)
$50,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1976 – 8/31/1977