"Child Euthanasia: Shall We Just Not Talk About It?

Wed, Nov 18, 2015, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Bowl 1, Robertson Hall

Luc Bovens is the Head of the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method and Coordinator of the MSc Programme Philosophy and Public Policy at the London School of Economics. Previously he taught at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He completed an MA in social sciences and a Ph.D. in Philosophy in the University of Minnesota. His most recent publications in moral and political philosophy are on applied topics such as Nudge, child euthanasia, asylum policy, and affirmative action and on theoretical topics such as the tragedy of the commons, the measurement of regret, and risk and uncertainty. He is developing a web site for teaching ethics in high school through short stories in world literature.