Finding inspiration from the ancients, Stanford philosopher Christopher Bobonich underscores the moral consequences of reflecting upon bad means to good ends. A scholar of ancient Greek philosophy, Bobonich has found that contemplation is key because each situation is unique and must be thoughtfully evaluated.
When Stanford historian Caroline Winterer was awarded the American Ingenuity Award on November 19, she joined a small, elite group of innovators recognized as revolutionaries in their fields by Smithsonian Magazine, the Smithsonian Institution’s flagship publication. Winterer won this year’s Historical...
Stanford economic historian Gavin Wright's latest research illustrates how the civil rights revolution of the 1960s achieved something rarely seen in social revolutions: economic improvements that stimulated growth for an entire region.
At the 21st annual book event, President John Hennessy commended Stanford authors for their remarkable achievements, while visual interpretations of data about the works illustrated their impressive scope.