The Heart of Darkness

Talks given at the 2017 Notre Dame Fall Conference. Speakers include Sr. Ann Astell (Notre Dame) on “Cut to the Heart: Compunction in Henry James’s ‘Altar of the Dead'” and Vera Profit (Notre Dame) on “Lying as a Sign of Individual Evil in Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’.” This was a part of the Fall Conference of 2017 called, “Through Every Human Heart.” The Conference explored the perennial problem of good and evil, the significance of this distinction for human flourishing and the common good, and the place of good and evil in the theory and practice of various academic disciplines.

November 11, 2017

Religion and PhilosophyAnn AstellCollege of Arts and Lettersde Nicola Center for Ethics and CultureEnglishEthicsGerman and Russian Languages and LiteraturesMedieval InstitutePhilosophyReligionLaw SchoolVera Profit