Berggruen Fellow, Thierry Ngosso, is in the process of founding the Ethics and Public Policy Laboratory -- EthicsLab for short -- at the Université Catholique d'Afrique Centrale (UCAC) in Yaoundé, Cameroon. We are thrilled to support him in this endeavor, and to co-sponsor a week-long event in Yaoundé in March, 2019, to mark the institutional launch of his project.
The launch week will feature our Berggruen Workshop ...
Barbara Grosz, Alison Simmons, and Jeff Behrends--all Faculty Affiliates of the Center--have been working to launch a new Embedded EthiCS program at Harvard. This article in the Harvard Gazette is a great write-up of their work and vision for the program.
Fellow-in-Residence Aaron Ancell has a new article published in the Journal of Social Philosophy's special issue on Market Democracy. "Democratic Theory for a Market Democracy: The Problem of Merriment and Diversion when Regulators and the Regulated Meet," co-authored with Wayne Norman, can be found at this link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/josp.12261
Mathias Risse, Faculty Committee member and Co-director of the Graduate Fellowship, reflects on the importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the Harvard Gazette. Read the full article here: bit.ly/2C0YdoP
Deb Chasman, 2018-19 Fellow-in-Residence and Editor-in-Chief of Boston Review, conducted a fascinating interview with Merve Emre on personality tests like the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. In their conversation, they explore "what the test really measures and what it misses, how it has come to function as a form of divination and therapy in an age of secular alienation, and why its claims of innateness are at odds with richer understandings of personality and character."