The Wheatley Institution

Truman G. Madsen Lecture on Eternal Man

September 20, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Laurence Paul Hemming will deliver our annual Truman G. Madsen Lecture in the Gordon B. Hinckley Alumni & Vistors Center Assembly Hall on September 20, 2017. More details forthcoming.

Laurence Paul Hemming is a research professor jointly in Lancaster University’s Philosophy, Politics and Religion Department, and the Lancaster University Management School, UK.  He was formerly Dean of Research for one of the colleges of the  University of London.  He has published a number of books and translations, including Heidegger’s Atheism (Notre Dame, 2002); Restoring Faith in Reason (with a translation of the Encyclical Letter Fides et Ratio, Notre Dame 2003); Postmodernity’s Transcending (Notre Dame, 2005); Worship as a Revelation (Burnes & Oates 2008); and Heidegger and Marx: A Productive Dialogue over the Language of Humanism (Northwestern, 2013).  With Margaret Barker he founded the Temple Studies Group in 2011.  He has edited and co-translated Ernst Jünger’s 1932 work The Worker: Dominion and Form (Northwestern University Press, Nov. 2017), and is currently writing a book on the relationship between love and power.

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