The Moffett Lecture Series aims to foster reflection about moral issues in public life, broadly construed, at either a theoretical or a practical level, and in the history of thought about these issues. The series is made possible by a gift from the Whitehall Foundation in honor of James A. Moffett ’29.
Thursday, April 16, 2015 "What is Family? What are Strangers?" Larissa MacFarquhar, The New Yorker Commentator: Peter Singer, Princeton University Friend Center Auditorium 101, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm James A. Moffett 29 Lectures
Larissa MacFarquhar has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1998. Her subjects have included John Ashbury, Derek Parfit, Noam Chomsky, and Barack Obama, among others. Her book Strangers Drowning: Grappling with extreme idealism, drastic choices, and the overpowering urge to help will be published by Penguin in the fall of 2015.