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Fareed Zakaria Commencement Speech || Harvard University Commencement 2012

Our speaker this afternoon is a celebrated thought leader on international affairs named by Foreign Policy as one of the top one hundred global thinkers perhaps most visible as the host of CNN’s flagship international affairs program a role he’s held since 2008 he’s also editor-at-large at Time Magazine, a Washington Post columnist and a New York Times best-selling author....

Global Ethics Forum: Toward Democracy: The Struggle for Self-Rule in European and American Thought

(soft music) – Our speaker is James T. Kloppenberg, and he is the Charles Warren Professor of American History at Harvard and teaches European and American intellectual history. Today he will be discussing his recently published magnum opus, entitled Toward Democracy: The Struggle for Self-Rule in European and American Thought. – My history of democracy in European and American thought...

HOPE: Human Odyssey to Political Existentialism | PrincetonX on edX.org

[MUSIC PLAYING] NARRATOR: In a world where people go about their daily lives having fun and seeking passing pleasures, one professor is on a mission to destroy humanity’s happiness. URIEL ABULOF: Now, that’s unfair. I’ve got nothing against happiness– I think. I just want to show that life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness don’t really capture the human condition,...