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American Academy of Arts & Sciences: Research, Truth, and Academic Freedom

Wed, Feb 21, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: McCormick 101

Migration and Human Values Series: “New Rules for Migrants and Refugees: A Model International Mobility Convention”

Social Criticism and Political Thought: Susan Brison (Dartmouth), "Why We Shouldn't Call Rape 'Sex Without Consent'""

Dean Spears (University of Texas-Austin): "Heat, Humidity, and Infant Mortality in the Developing World"

Ethics in the STEM Classroom

Thu, Feb 22, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: Friend Center Bowl 004


Thursday, Feb 15, 2018
Mueller's article, "Is the world getting better or worse?" in the Financial Times examines claims made in Enlightenment Now: the book written by Harvard psychologist, Steven Pinker, that defends scientific rationality and liberal humanism.
Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
The Dean Eva Gossman Seminar in Human Values explores questions such as: "Does citizenship determine human rights?" and "Why has sanctuary become a key term in current debates about immigration?"
Monday, Feb 5, 2018
Jan-Werner Mueller, Executive Committee Member and Founding Director of the UCHV-based Project in the History of Political Thought, participated in the World Economic Forum in Davos this past week.
Thursday, Feb 1, 2018
Andrew Schroeder is an associate professor of philosophy at Claremont McKenna College and a Laurance S. Rockefeller (LSR) Visiting Faculty Fellow. His research and teaching cover a range of issues in ethics, political philosophy, and the philosophy of science, with a special focus on problems that lie at their intersection. 
Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018
Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values, wrote a letter in response to the op-ed “America’s Deep Poverty Problem.” The op-ed was written by Angus Deaton, professor of economics and international affairs emeritus at Princeton University.