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Uploaded on Nov 27, 2011
Raimond Gaita gives The Herbert & Valmae Freilich Foundation Annual Lecture in Bigotry and Intolerance 2011 at The Australian National University on 10 November 2011. The lecture is entitled 'Gay marriage: As important as race?'
Raimond Gaita is Professorial Fellow in the Melbourne Law School and the Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne and Emeritus Professor of Moral Philosophy at King's College London. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.
Gaita's is the author of many books among them: Good and Evil: An Absolute Conception , Romulus, My Father which was nominated by the New Statesman as one of the best books of 1999 and was made into a feature film starring Eric Bana and Frank Potente; A Common Humanity: Thinking About Love & Truth & Justice, which was nominated by The Economist's as one of best books of 2000; The Philosopher's Dog, short-listed for the New South Wales Premier's Award and The Age Book of the Year, Breach of Trust: Truth, Morality and Politics, After Romulus, and, as editor and contributor, Gaza: Morality Law and Politics, Muslims and Multiculturalism and (with Alex Miller and Alex Skovron) Singing for all he's Worth: Essays in Honour of J.G Rosenberg.