Program in Ethics and Public Affairs

Brandon Terry (Harvard University):"Critical Race Theory and the Tasks of Political Philosophy: Rawls, Reconciliation, and the Racial Contract"

Claudio López-Guerra (Center for Research and Teaching in Economics):"Aligning Interests: Rulers, Subjects, and Equality"

Rahel Jaeggi (Institute for Advanced Study/Humboldt University of Berlin): "Moral Progress and Social Change"

Joshua Cohen (Apple, University of California-Berkeley): "Democracy and the Digital Public Sphere"

Lea Ypi (London School of Economics): "On Dominated Dominators"

Thu, Sep 13, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall

Allen Buchanan (Duke University): The Evolution of Moral Progress

Thu, Apr 12, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall

Daniel Viehoff (New York University): "Power and Equality"

Thu, Mar 8, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall

(CANCELED) Rahel Jaeggi (Humboldt University of Berlin): "Moral Progress and Social Change"

Gina Schouten (Harvard University): Justice and Gender in Political Liberalism

Pauline Kleingeld (University of Groningen): "How to Use Someone 'Merely as a Means'"

Luciano Floridi (University of Oxford): What Kind of Society Should the Information Society Be?

Ekow Yankah (Cardozo School of Law): "Legal Hypocrisy"

Thu, Apr 27, 2017, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall

Kristi Olson (Bowdoin College): "The Other Fairness"

Thu, Mar 30, 2017, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall

Victor Tadros (University of Warwick, School of Law): "Law and Morality of War"

Michael Blake (University of Washington): "Migration, Mercy, Love, and Carrier Sanctions"

Juliana Bidadanure (Stanford University): "Making Sense of Age-Group Justice"

"Repugnant to the Very Idea of Democracy? On the Role of Foundations."

Thu, Apr 21, 2016, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Injustice, Punishment and Condemnation"

Thu, Feb 18, 2016, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Civil Juries and Democratic Legitimacy"

Thu, Dec 17, 2015, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"The Art of Contentment"

Thu, Nov 19, 2015, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Justice By Other Means: When Striking Workers Coerce Other Workers"

A Form of Unfreedom

Thu, Dec 4, 2014, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"In Dubious Battle: Uncertainty and the Ethics of Killing"

Thu, Oct 23, 2014, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Global History as Political Thought: Irony in the Wealth of Nations"

Thu, Sep 18, 2014, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"What is Freedom For?"

Thu, Mar 13, 2014, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Who Turned the Trolley?"

Thu, Dec 5, 2013, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"A General Framework for the Ethics of Public Administration"

Thu, Nov 14, 2013, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"The Twilight of International Human Rights Law"

Thu, Oct 10, 2013, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"The Great Escape from Sickness and Deprivation, and How to Help Those Left Behind"

Thu, Sep 19, 2013, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"The Special Significance of Equality of Opportunity"

Thu, Apr 4, 2013, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Living with the Enemy: The Ethics of Military Occupation"

Thu, Feb 14, 2013, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Stories and Spaces: How Americans Make Race"

Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Not on the Merits: Kant and the Law of War"

Thu, Oct 4, 2012, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"What's Wrong with Colonialism"

Thu, Mar 29, 2012, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Another Realism: The Politics of Gandhian Nonviolence"

Thu, Feb 9, 2012, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Democratic Holy Wars: Democracy, Intervention, and Self-Defense"

Thu, Dec 1, 2011, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"The Importance Of What People Care About"

Thu, Oct 27, 2011, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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Thu, Sep 22, 2011, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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The Dilemma of Democratic Lawmaking

Thu, Apr 7, 2011, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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The Significance of Territorial Presence and the Rights of Noncitizens

Thu, Mar 3, 2011, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Capitalism in the Classical and High Liberal Traditions"

Thu, Dec 16, 2010, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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“Agreeing to Agree/Disagree: Publicity, Privacy, and Religious Toleration in Hobbes’s Leviathan”

Thu, Nov 18, 2010, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Freedom of Speech"

Thu, Sep 23, 2010, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"A Few Words on Mill, Walzer, and Nonintervention"

Thu, Mar 11, 2010, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Constitutionalism Beyond the State: Myth or Necessity?"

Thu, Mar 4, 2010, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Settling"

Thu, Dec 3, 2009, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Ethical Issues in The Supply and Demand of Human Kidneys"

Thu, Nov 19, 2009, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Rationalism, Pluralism, and Freedom"

Thu, Oct 29, 2009, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"When the State Speaks, What Should it Say? Freedom of Expression and the Reasons for Rights"

Thu, Oct 15, 2009, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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"Justice and Social Interaction"

Thu, Apr 23, 2009, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 301 Marx Hall
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