Dennis F. Thompson

2012 Feb 04

Conference on Institutional Corruption

9:00am to 5:00pm


Milstein East, 2nd floor, Wasserstein Bldg., Harvard Law School

No ticket required.

Free and open to the public.

Breakfast (8:30 a.m.) and lunch (12:20 p.m.) will be available to registered participants (register here).

Conference Agenda:

9:00-11:30 a.m.

Chair: Michael Johnston
Bruce Cain
Robert Putnam
Susan Rose-Ackerman
Dennis F. Thompson
Mark Warren


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2007 May 18

20th Anniversary Conference

(All day)

Friday, May 18

4:15–6:00pm: Keynote Address
Amartya Sen, Lamont Professor and Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Harvard University
Can Justice Help Practice?

Saturday, May 19

Keynote Panel Discussion
seJustice: True in Theory but Not in Practice?
Amartya Sen and former members of the Center for Ethics:

Ezekiel Emanuel, Director, Center for Bioethics, National Institutes of Health
Amy Gutmann
, President of the University of Pennsylvania; Former Director, Princeton Center for Human...

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Dennis Thompson — Two Concepts of Corruption

The November 2, 2010, seminar was presented by Dennis Thompson, Alfred North Whitehead Professor of Political Philosophy at Harvard University and Director Emeritus of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. Thompson's working paper on two concepts of corruption (individual vs. institutional) provided the main topic of discussion, in which participants attempted to work out a satisfactory definition for the term "institutional corruption." The paper distinguishes institutional corruption from individual...

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