September 3 – Are you an excellent sheep?

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Special guest

 

Scott MacDonald, N.K. Regan Professor, Philosophy and House Professor, Hans Bethe House

Topic

 

Are you an excellent sheep? Is the pursuit of an elite education making you narrow, boring, and passionless? Is success at Cornell an obstacle to building a life worth living?

Best-selling author and former Yale professor William Deresiewicz thinks so! We’ll discuss the claims in his new book Excellent Sheep.

7:15pm, 125 Hans Bethe House

Open to the public; you are welcome to invite others who may be interested