TitleLecturerYear
From Egg to Adult and Back Again – Cloning, Stem Cells, and Cell Replacement Sir John Gurdon2006
Intention in Action John McDowell2006
Intimate Encounters with Molecules – Taming Molecular Wildness Dudley Herschbach2005
Intimate Encounters with Molecules – Breaking and Making Chemical Bonds Dudley Herschbach2005
Identity and Violence – The Violence of Illusion Amartya Sen2005
Identity and Violence – Making Sense of Identity Amartya Sen2005
Normativity Judith Jarvis Thomson2005
Exodus, Black Colonization, and Promised Lands David Brion Davis2005
Being No One: Consciousness, the Phenomenal Self, and the First-Person Perspective Thomas Metzinger2004
The Soul of Brutes: A Sixteenth Century Debate Carlo Ginzburg2004
The Humvee and the Apple Tree: Globalization or Americanization? Ken Jowitt2004
Changes in the Process of Aging during the Twentieth Century – Disparities in Chronic Diseases during the Course of the Twentieth Century Robert W. Fogel2004
Changes in the Process of Aging during the Twentieth Century – Common Analytical Errors in Explanations for Improvements in Health and Longevity Robert W. Fogel2004
Holding on to Atoms and Molecules with Lasers – Laser Cooling: From Atomic Clocks to Watching Biomolecules Move Steven Chu2004
Holding on to Atoms and Molecules with Lasers – What Can Physics Say about Life? Steven Chu2004
The Meaning of “Ouch” and “Oops” David Kaplan2004
Visual Democracy: Dorothea Lange and the Political Culture of the New Deal Linda Gordon2004
Trobriand Rebirth and the Fate of the Soul: An Old Debate Revisited Gananath Obeyesekere2003
Gene, Organism, and Environment: Bad Metaphors and Good Biology Richard C. Lewontin2003
The Concept of Race – The Confusion of Social and Biological Reality Richard C. Lewontin2003
Atomic and Molecular Astrophysics – The Synthesis of Molecules in the Universe Alexander Dalgarno2003
Atomic and Molecular Astrophysics – Comets and the Solar Wind Alexander Dalgarno2003
Transnational Legal Process after September 11 Harold Hongju Koh2003
The Hope of Heaven: A Spiritual Universe Robert Merrihew Adams2002
The Mathematical Way of Understanding the World – Clocks and Chaos Dr. David Mumford2002
The Mathematical Way of Understanding the World – Models of Thought Dr. David Mumford2002
Language and Mind Revisited – The Biolinguistic Turn Noam Chomsky2002
Language and Mind Revisited – Language and the Rest of the World Noam Chomsky2002
Sequencing the Human Genome – Prokaryotes J. Craig Venter2002
Sequencing the Human Genome – Eukaryotes J. Craig Venter2002
Truth, Interpretation, and the Point of Moral Philosophy Ronald M. Dworkin2002
Philosophy the Day After Tomorrow – Moments in Nietzsche, Jane Austen, et cetera Stanley Cavell2002
The Wittgensteinian Event Stanley Cavell2002
Inequalities in Health – Life and Death on the Social Gradient Sir. Michael Marmot2001
Inequalities in Health – There is Such a Thing as Society Sir. Michael Marmot2001
Modern Alchemy: Stars, Chemistry and Cosmology E. Margaret Burbidge2001
The Riddle of the Redshift: The Universe We Don’t Understand E. Margaret Burbidge2001
The Gene’s Eye View of Creation – The Genetic Book of the Dead Richard Dawkins2001
The Gene’s Eye View of Creation: The Selfish Cooperator Richard Dawkins2001
Law, Cultural Conflict, and the Socialization of Children Kenneth L. Karst2001
The Third Stage: The New Frontiers of Religion and Public Life E.J. Dionne2001
Democracy and Liberal Education James O. Freedman2001
The Farther Reaches of Human Time: Retrospect on Carl Sauer as Prehistorian David R. Harris2001
Body and Soul in Plato and Descartes Sarah Broadie2000
From the Second Sex to the Joint Venture: An Overview of Women’s Rights and Family Law in the United States Herma Hill Kay2000
Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere Jan Morris2000
Deciphering the Maya Script Michael D. Coe2000
More Than a Drink: Chocolate in the Pre-Columbian World Michael D. Coe2000
Parallel Civilizations: Ancient Angkor and the Ancient Maya Michael D. Coe2000
How Many People Can the Earth Support? Joel E. Cohen2000
Human Carrying Capacity: Concepts, Methods and Models Joel E. Cohen2000
Special Presentation: Films and Discussion of Population Issues Joel E. Cohen2000
Cities in Civilization: Culture, Innovation and Urban Order Sir Peter Hall2000
The End of the City? ‘The report of my death was an exaggeration’ Sir Peter Hall2000
On Aristotle’s Notion of the Soul Michael Frede2000
Constitutionalism and Civil Society Stanley Katz2000
Institutions, Regulation and Development Jean-Jacques Laffont2000
The Making of an International Civil Society Akira Iriye2000
Perception, Imagination and Science Roger N. Shepard1999
The Grounds of Science and of Ethics Roger N. Shepard1999
How the Ears’ Works Work: Auditory Sensory Transduction A. James Hudspeth1999
Getting in Tune: Auditory Frequency Selectivity A. James Hudspeth1999
The Dappled World Nancy Cartwright1999
Invoking the Constitution Ineptly Abner J. Mikva1999
The American University: Dinosaur or Dynamo? Frank H. T. Rhodes1999
Composing Life after Death Jonathan Harvey1998
The Place of Consciousness Robert Nozick1998
Sex and Death on the Edge of Europe: Slavonian Demography 1683-1900 Eugene A. Hammel1998
‘To Civility and Man’s Use’: History, Geography, and Nature Ian G. Simmons1998
Environment, Population, Consumption, and Sustainable Development – The Great Challenges of Our Time Norman Myers1998
Tropical Forests: Their Future and Our Future Norman Myers1998
Science, a Round Peg in a Square World Harold Kroto1998
C60: Buckminsterfullerene, Not Just a Pretty Molecule Harold Kroto1998
Failed Visions and Unexpected Adaptations – Reflections on the Interaction of Society and Communications Technology Robert Lucky1998
How Will We Connect? – Rethinking the World’s Communications in the Age of the Internet Robert Lucky1998
Property and Expropriation: Themes and Variations in American Law Carol M. Rose1998
The Origins of American Democracy Gordon S. Wood1998
The Origins of American Freedom Eric Foner1998
Archaeology, Genetics and Linguistic Diversity: Towards a New Synthesis Colin Renfrew1997
The Sapiens Paradox, Or Why Did People Get Smart So Late? Colin Renfrew1997
Chicken Little Was Right: The Sky Is Falling Eugene Shoemaker1997
Things That Went Bump in the Night (and Shook the Earth) Eugene Shoemaker1997
Reflections on a Life in Public Service Alan K. Simpson1997
Virtue, Deed and Word – Confucian Paths to Immortality Tu Weiming1996
Escapism: Another Look at Nature and Culture Yi-Fu Tuan 1996
Tangles, Bangles and Knots John Horton Conway1996
Fractran: A Ridiculous Logical Language John Horton Conway1996
Two Russian Revolutions Yegor Gaidar1996
Five Years of the Democratic Experiment in Russia Yegor Gaidar1996
Anger and Revenge Myles Burnyeat1996
Ancient Freedoms Myles Burnyeat1996
Happiness and Tranquility Myles Burnyeat1996
Reflections of a Former Speaker Thomas Foley1996
Untitled Herbert Stein1996
Untitled Charles Schultze1996
Metaphors of Causation George Lakoff1995
A Servant of Two Masters Robin Donkin1995
Our Universe and Others Martin Rees1995
How Much Cosmology Can We Really Believe? Martin Rees1995
Untitled William Leuchtenberg1995