German philosopher Otfried Hoffe will present two public lectures next month as part of the Henkels Lecture Series at the University of Notre Dame.p. Director of the Research Center for Political Philosophy and professor of philosophy at the University of Tubingen in Germany, Hoffe will speak on “The Diversity of Cultures Under the Unity of Global Law” at 4 p.m. Oct. 2 (Wednesday) in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies.p. His second presentation, titled “The Liberal Arts in a Global Order: A Self-Examination,” will take place Oct. 3 (Thursday) at 4 p.m. in the Hesburgh Center auditorium. A reception will follow in the center’s Great Hall.p. The lectures, which are free and open to the public, are sponsored by Notre Dame’s Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, and the Departments of German and Russian Languages and Literatures, Philosophy, and Political Science, and the Program of Liberal Studies.p.