Dr. Michael Pakaluk is an associate professor of philosophy at Clark University in Worcester, MA. He has authored a number of books, including Other Selves: Philosophers on Friendship, and through his work has played a major role in bring attention to the idea of friendship in ethics and political theory.
Dr. Pakaluk is the Director of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy as well as a Founding Member of the American Public Philosophy Institute.
This lecture comes from the Cardus Centre for Cultural Renewal archives. It is part of the forum entitled Towards a Meaningful Pluralism, held at Trinity College, University of Toronto, Ontario in November 1995.