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february, 2017

9feb4:00 pm- 6:00 pmPriceless Books, Acclaimed Memoir They Inspired Are Centerpiece of EventLowell, MA

Event Details

A cache of priceless books, the memoir they inspired and how they transformed UMass Lowell Philosophy Prof. John Kaag’s life will be the centerpiece of a free event for the public and university community. Winning raves from the New York Times, National Public Radio and others, Kaag’s “American Philosophy: A Love Story” recounts his discovery of the Hocking Collection – works penned by history’s greatest philosophers – and how his efforts led to UMass Lowell becoming the permanent home to more than 100 of the texts. The program will include a reading and book-signing by Kaag, a discussion of the extraordinary volumes in the Hocking Collection and a chance to see some of them, a question-and-answer session and reception.

Time

(Thursday) 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location

Allen House, UMass Lowell's South Campus

2 Solomont Way, Lowell, MA, Lowell, MA

Organizer

UMass Lowell

978-934-4944, media@uml.edu

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