The Department of Religious Studies at University of the West presents
“A Buddhist Reading Kant, a Kantian Reading the Buddha”
a lecture by
Goldsmiths College/The University of Montana
Monday, July 13th, at 3:30 p.m.
AD207 (“Smart Classroom”)
Justin Whitaker is a Ph.D. candidate in Religious Studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London. His dissertation title is "Buddhist and Kantian Ethics: A Comparative Analysis." He holds an M.A. in Buddhist Studies from Bristol University in England and a B.A. in Philosophy from The University of Montana. In addition, before studying in London, he did graduate studies in Philosophy at The University of Montana. He was an Instructor in Buddhist Studies at The University of Montana in 2006-2007, and served as Administrative Officer at the institution’s Center for Ethics this past year. Justin has lectured on Buddhist ethics, meditation, and philosophy in Spain, England, and the U.S. A practicing Buddhist for eight years, he has led meditation groups since 2003. He currently resides in Missoula where he leads the UM Campus Sangha and meditates on Montana's mountains and rivers. His award-winning blog is American Buddhist Perspective (http://americanbuddhist.blogspot.com).