The Concept of Character

Saturday, February 10, 2007 - Sunday, February 11, 2007 The Heyman Center, Common Room


Free and Open to Public

No Registration Required

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A Two-day Conference on the Concept of Character.
Speakers will include
John Doris
Ruth Yeazell
Maria Di Battista
Jon Elster
George Ainslie
Walter Mischel

Philosophers, literary scholars, and psychologists explore the concept of character.

Saturday morning: 10am to 12:30pm
Jon Elster, “Introductory Overview”
John Doris, “How to Build a Person”

Saturday afternoon: 2:30pm to 5pm
Ruth Bernard Yeazell, “Henry James and the Lure of Character”
Maria Di Battista, “Surprising Characters”

Sunday morning: 10am to 12:30pm
Walter Mischel, “Searching for Personality: Character?”
George Ainslie, “Building Character from the Bottom Up”



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