The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics seeks to strengthen teaching and research about pressing ethical issues; to foster sound norms of ethical reasoning and civic discussion; and to share the work of our community in the public interest. 

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Upcoming Events

2021 Feb 11

"Being Good in a World of Need," with Larry Temkin

5:00pm to 6:30pm



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Inaugural Mala and Solomon Kamm Lecture in Ethics


We are excited to launch a new lecture series focused on philosophy and ethics, supported by Frances M. Kamm, the Henry Rutgers University Professor of Philosophy and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University, and important long-term member of the Center for Ethics Community. Professor Kamm has named the series in honor of her parents, Mala and Solomon Kamm, who survived internment at Auschwitz in World War II. The Kamms were dedicated to education, justice, and ethics throughout their lives, and we are pleased to honor their memory with this series.... Read more about "Being Good in a World of Need," with Larry Temkin

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Schools and the Path to Zero

December 21, 2020

Translating the latest evidence into clear recommendations, a multi-disciplinary group of experts delivers guidance on how schools and districts can reduce in-school Covid-19 risks for both children and adults to near zero. The key to opening schools safely? High quality infection control. 

During this year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the question of how to handle infection risks in schools has fueled heated debates and passionate pleas. Early on, in the absence of good evidence, schools quickly closed or moved to ad-hoc remote learning to keep students, staff...

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EJSCE Joins New COVID Collaborative

November 25, 2020

We are proud to announce that we have joined a new COVID collaborative working toward a comprehensive and coordinated national COVID response. The collaborative brings "the nation’s leading experts in public health, education, and the economy together with associations representing state and local leaders and vulnerable communities to take unified action to stop the spread, crush the curve, and safely and sustainably reopen schools,...

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