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    • Gay people and civil rights: how far, how fast 

      Stoddard, Thomas B. (1983-12-08)
      Stoddard describes gay rights at both the federal and state levels, as well as at Cornell University.
    • Goals for the 21st-century 

      Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996 (1988-06-10)
      Sagan discusses the socioeconomic implications of present-day expenditures on conventional and nuclear arms as well as the hypothetical recognition of states like South Africa on the future.
    • Has the Labour Party a future in British politics? 

      Sheerman, Barry (1985-02-19)
      Sheerman discusses the British parliament, its history as it relates to the Labour party, and its possibilities for the future.
    • Has Watergate ruined Ford too? 

      Stone, I. F. (Isidor Feinstein), 1907-1989 (1974-09-30)
    • Heidegger's hand 

      Derrida, Jacques (1985-09-11)
      Derrida translates, reads, and discusses the work of Heidegger.
    • Heidegger's overcoming of occidental rationalism 

      Habermas, Jürgen (1984-09-10)
      Habermas discusses the theories of Heidegger and their relation to modernity, postmodernity and rationalism.
    • History and the novel 

      LaCapra, Dominick, 1939- (1984-11-28)
      LaCapra describes the relationship of the novel to history and briefly chronicles intellectual history, interpreting and defining the novel through its relation to history.
    • Homeless in America 

      Snyder, Mitch, Fennelly, Carol (1988-11-30)
      Snyder discusses the plight of homeless people who cannot find affordable housing in America, suggesting ways in which this problem may be alleviated.
    • Homosexuality and initiation in ancient Greece 

      Dover, K. J. (Kenneth James), 1920-2010 (1984-09-18)
      Dover discusses representations of and interest in homosexuality in ancient Greece, particularly relating to adolescent initiation into adulthood.
    • Horns, beans and insteps: guessing from Aristotle to Sherlock Holmes 

      Eco, Umberto (1981-10-23)
      A comparative discussion about semiotics and logic in Sherlock Holmes, Aristotle, and other analytical philosophers.
    • How Finland went western 

      Salo, Arvo (1987-10-06)
      Salo gives an overview of Finland's westernization.
    • How to avoid nuclear war 

      Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002 (1984-10-31)
      Weisskopf discusses nuclear war, the cold war, and the present realities of the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI). He describes the work of antinuclear activists and their influence on public policy.
    • How to get a job like mine 

      Vonnegut, Kurt (1993-04-20)
      Speaking to a capacity audience of over 2,000 people at Bailey Hall, a congenial and unrestrained Vonnegut expresses opinions on such varied topics as the importance of community, social justice, literature, the weather, ...
    • Human rights violations in the Soviet Union and El Salvador 

      Orlov, Yuri, 1924-; Dudley, Mary Jo, 1956- (1987-02-27)
      The speakers discussed human rights violations in the Soviet Union and El Salvador and answered questions from the audience. Orlov used an interpreter.
    • Ideas on the philosophy of science 

      Weizsäcker, Carl Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1912-2007 (1987-11-17)
      Von Weizsacker explains his personal view of philosophy and the philosophy of science.
    • Ideology and the production of meaning 

      Hays, K. Michael (1990-10-17)
    • Imagination as faith 

      Bishop, Jonathan (1982-11-30)
      Bishop discusses contemporary literature from Fitzgerald to Diddeon as a frame for absolution.
    • Indian architecture and the mythological imagination 

      MacDougall, Bonnie G. (1990-07-25)
    • Intellectual history: a reconsideration 

      LaCapra, Dominick, 1939- (1980-04-24)
      After explaining that a feeling of crises within the field of intellectual history has motivated introspection into the nature and objectives of the field, LaCapra discusses existing approaches and outlines alternative ...
    • Invention in the nuclear age--no apocalypse, not now 

      Derrida, Jacques (1984-04-20)
      Derrida distinguishes between the fiction and reality of nuclear war, places the nuclear age within the context of history, and clarifies the role of the critic in nuclear discourse.