Upcoming Events    

  1. Tuesday, August 16 - Friday, August 19, 2016 Networking and Mentoring Workshop for Graduate Student Women in Philosophy Room 219, Aaron Burr Hall Co-Sponsored Seminars and Workshops Co-sponsored by: Department of Philosophy
  2. Friday, September 16, 2016 "The State as a Collective Agent and Citizen Complicity in States' Actions" Conference 301 Marx Hall, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm UCHV Seminars and Workshops
  3. Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Service and Civic Engagement Rob Reich, Stanford University Chair: Deborah Prentice, Dean of the Faculty McCormick 101, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm General Public Lectures

    Rob Reich is professor of political science and, by courtesy, professor of philosophy at the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. He is the director of the Center for Ethics in Societyand faculty co-director of the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (publisher of the Stanford Social Innovation Review, both at Stanford University. He is the author or editor of several books on education and liberal democracy, and his current research focuses on the relationship between philanthropy, democracy, and justice. His newest book is Philanthropy in Democratic Societies (edited with Chiara Cordelli and Lucy Bernholz). He is the recipient of several teaching awards, including the Phi Beta Kappa Undergraduate Teaching Award and the Walter J. Gores Award, Stanford University’s highest award for teaching. Reich is a board member of GiveWell.org and the magazine Boston Review.

    Co-sponsored by: Steering Committee for Service and Civic Engagement and Princeton University Public Lectures
  4. Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Will MacAskill, University of Oxford TBD, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Ira W. DeCamp Bioethics Seminars
    Will MacAskill is an associate professor in Philosophy at Lincoln College, Oxford. He cofounded two non-profits: 80,000 Hours, which provides research and advice on how one can best make a difference through his⁄her career, and Giving What We Can, which encourages people to commit to give at least 10% of their income to the most effective charities. These organisations helped to spark the effective altruism movement.
  5. Thursday, September 22, 2016 David Enoch, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Room 127, Corwin Hall, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Political Philosophy Colloquium
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