Ethics

Congratulations to Fellow-in-Residence Stephen Soldz and Steven Reisner on 2016 NAAP Vision Award!

October 18, 2016

The National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis (NAAP) Board of Trustees has announced that the 2016 Vision Award will be presented jointly to Stephen Soldz, PhD and Steven Reisner, PhD for "their decade long commitment and work fighting for social justice, representing psychoanalysts and psychologists as standard bearers for ethical practice, and putting their personal and professional lives at risk as a result." Read more.

Former Fellow, Richard Painter, and Norman Eisen in NYT OpEd "The White House Rule: No Tax Returns, No Job"

October 6, 2016

Former Center Lab Fellow and professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, Richard W. Painter, and Norman Eisen, a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, examine the ethical issues surrounding a presidential nominee's taxes and conclude: "No presidential nominee with Mr. Trump’s tax situation, his years of undisclosed tax returns, and his attitude toward paying taxes could have been approved by the Senate. Indeed, no president would have dared nominate him. All of us should weigh that heavily in assessing… Read more about Former Fellow, Richard Painter, and Norman Eisen in NYT OpEd "The White House Rule: No Tax Returns, No Job"

2016 Oct 21

Keynote Address by Jeremy Waldron

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA

10th Annual Harvard Graduate Conference in Political Theory
Keynote: Jeremy Waldron, University Professor, NYU School of Law
Title:  "What Respect is Owed to Illusions about Immigration and Culture?"

Registration & Details HERE

This keynote address is co-sponsored by the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and the Department of Government at Harvard… Read more about Keynote Address by Jeremy Waldron

2016 Nov 17

Annual Kissel Lecture in Ethics by Rae Langton

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Emerson Hall, Room 210, Harvard Yard

This lecture is named for the late Lester Kissel, a graduate of Harvard Law School and longtime benefactor of Harvard University's ethics programs and activities.

Speaker: Professor Rae Langton

Title: "Blocking as Counter-Speech"

It is widely thought that evil speech should be fought with more speech, not bans. There are well-known limits on the effectiveness of counter-speech, but my topic here is chiefly its scope. Counter-speech can work by undoing, rather than refuting,… Read more about Annual Kissel Lecture in Ethics by Rae Langton

2016 Oct 21

Symposium - "Behavioral Ethics: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives" Featuring Peter Singer

(All day)

Location: 

Spangler Auditorium, Harvard Business School

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Organizers: Max Bazerman and Joshua Greene

Sponsors: Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard Business School, Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School

This symposium will integrate psychology and philosophy to explore a goal state for ethical behavior, why we fail to achieve that goal… Read more about Symposium - "Behavioral Ethics: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives" Featuring Peter Singer

2016 Oct 05

A Conversation with Cornel West

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Harvard University, Science Center, Lecture Hall B

Join us for an evening with Cornel West in conversation with Danielle Allen.

Cornel West is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual. He is a Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Christian Practice at Union Theological Seminary and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. He has also taught at Yale, Harvard, and the University of Paris. Cornel West graduated magna cum laude from Harvard in three years and obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. in… Read more about A Conversation with Cornel West

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