Program in Ethics and Public Affairs    

Charles Beitz, Director

The Program in Ethics and Public Affairs (PEPA) advances the study of the moral purposes and foundations of institutions and practices—both domestic and international. PEPA seminars seek to bring the perspectives of moral and political philosophy to bear on significant issues in public affairs.

  1. Thursday, February 18, 2016 "Injustice, Punishment and Condemnation" Tommie Shelby, Harvard University 301 Marx Hall, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Program in Ethics and Public Affairs

    Tommie Shelby is the Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African American Studies and Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University. He is the author of We Who Are Dark: The Philosophical Foundations of Black Solidarity (Harvard, 2005). His writings focus on questions of racial and economic justice and on the history of black political thought, and his articles have appeared in journals such as Philosophy & Public Affairs, Ethics, Political Theory, Critical Inquiry, Du Bois Review and Daedalus. He is currently completing a new book titled Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and Reform.

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  2. Thursday, April 21, 2016 Rob Reich, Stanford University 301 Marx Hall, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Program in Ethics and Public Affairs
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