From our friends in the Classics Department:
Please join us for the Annual Martin Ostwald Lecture
October 24th, 4:30 pm, Science Center 199, Swarthmore College
TOUGH WORDS, SOFT HEARTS
Ineke Sluiter, Leiden University
Sluiter will use theories of conflict resolution to examine ancient and modern debates on the right course of action and how they invoke arguments and rhetorical strategies derived from morality and self-interest. Examples will include Thucydides and the modern debate about the financial crisis in Greece.