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Thinking as Politics: The Moral Dimensions of Poetry

December 2, 2023

Portrait of Dr. Jan Zwicky

A Lecture by Dr. Jan Zwicky, Professor Emerita in the Department of Philosophy, University of Victoria

Dr. Zwicky is one of Canada’s most respected artists and intellectuals, known equally for her original work in philosophy and her poetry. Her writing has covered issues in music, poetry, philosophy, and the environment. She was among the first to offer courses in environmental studies at Canadian universities, as well as interdisciplinary courses in the humanities. Her latest books include Once Upon a Time in the West (2023), and Sixty-Seven Ontological Studies (2022) co-authored with photographer Robert Moody.