CHASS Distinguished Research Lecturer Award 2008-09

John FischerJohn Fischer, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and UC President's Chair, has been named the 2009 recipient of the CHASS Distinguished Research Lecturer. Professor Fischer's impressive body of writings have established him as an internationally renowned scholar whose books and writings have shaped modern studies of free will and moral responsibility. He has written topics as varied as ethics, death and immortality, abortion, and the doctrine of the double effect and the meaning of life. For his extraordinary achievements, Professor Fischer has been named the Distinguished Humanist Achievement Lecturer at UCR (1996), the Brackenridge Distinguished Scholar in the Humanities, University of Texas (2001), and the Hourani Lecturer in Human Values, University of Buffalo (2008).

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