2016 Jack Paynter Lecture with Richard Zinman

University Distinguished Professor Emeritus M. Richard Zinman will deliver the 2016 Jack Paynter Lecture on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 5:30 p.m., JMC Library, Case Hall third floor.

The title of his lecture is "Democracy, Nobility, and Philosophy: Nietzsche and the 'Pathos of Distance'"

M. Richard Zinman, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus, James Madison College will deliver the 2016 Jack Paynter lecture.  Professor Zinman joined the faculty of James Madison College in 1969 and retired in 2014.  He helped complete the founding of the college and was one of the founders of its JMCD/PTCD program.  In 1989, Professor Zinman, working with Arthur Melzer and Jerry Weinberger, established the Symposium on Science, Reason, & Modern Democracy, a research center devoted to the study of the theory and practice of modern democracy.  He served as the Symposium's executive director for twenty years.  He was named University Distingushed Professor in 2001.

The annual Jack Paynter Lectures are provided with support from donors to the Paynter Lecture Series Endowment and by the Symposium on Science, Reasons, & Modern Democracy in the Department of Political Science at MSU.