Students enrolled in the certificate program will be invited to a series of special events throughout the course of the year, including gatherings with faculty and visiting speakers. All events are by invitation only, and specific times and locations will be given to students admitted to the program.
Academic Year 2016-2017
The International Panel on Social Progress (ISPS) is a panel comprised of social scientists who have released a report addressed to all social actors, movements, organizations, politicians and decision-makers, in order to provide them with the best expertise on questions that bear on social change.
Most contemporary discussions of the ethics of migration focus on the justice of restricting rights to migrate; is the state ever permitted to refuse entry to those who would seek to migrate, or does that refusal always constitute an injustice? This talk focuses on a neglected question: what ethical norms remain even after the justice of some set of restrictions is established?
Melissa Lane, Director, UCHV, and Claudio Lopez-Guerra, Associate Professor, CIDE, will moderate a virtual discussion among four scholars with research interests in the ethics of immigration.
John Cooper's Life in Philosophy
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Organizing department: Philosophy
Peter Singer is often described as the world’s most influential philosopher. He is also one of its most controversial. He helped launch the animal rights and effective altruism movements and contributed to the development of bioethics. Now, in Ethics in the Real World, Singer shows that he is also a master at dissecting important current events in a few hundred words.