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Primary Texts Certificate

Prof. Laurie M. Johnson
Director, Primary Texts Certificate
c/o Department of Political Science
214 Calvin Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

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Live Ideas Lecture Series


The Live Ideas Lecture Series is sponsored by the Primary Texts Certificate and the Redbud Foundation. Speakers in the series will be focusing on primary texts that can inspire us and help us better understand our world. Our series is open to the public. For dates and times of future lectures, please visit this page.

Fred Neuhouser, April 19, 2018 in Room 114 of Leadership Studies (Town Hall)

Dr Neuhouser, Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, will speak on "Rousseau and Economic Inequality."

Khalil Habib, November 10, 2017 in Calvin Hall

In our inaugural lecture, Dr. Khalil Habib, Associate Professor, Director of the Pell Honors Program at Salve Regina University, spoke on "Ibn Khaldun and the Golden Age of Islamic Philosophy."