Peggy Downes Baskin Ethics Lecture Series

About the Project

The Peggy Downes Baskin Ethics Lecture Series is a lively forum for the discussion and exploration of ethics-related challenges in human endeavors. The Ethics Lecture is made possible by the Peggy Downes Baskin Humanities Endowment for Interdisciplinary Ethics which enables the Humanities Division to promote a dialogue about ethics and ethics related challenges in an interdisciplinary setting. The endowment was established in honor of Peggy Downes Baskin’s longtime interest in ethical issues across the academic spectrum.

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December 1, 2016: Fania Davis “Restorative Justice: a Relational, Healing, and Radical Practice”

October 25, 2014: Toni Morrison: “Literature and the Silence of Goodness”

January 31, 2013: Jan Boxill “Using Sports as a Public Forum for Ethics”

October 19, 2011: Lisa Jean Moore “Among the Missing: Operations in Recovering Bodies”

November 3, 2010: Ellen Suckiel and Mary Rorty “Advances in Biotechnology and Medicine: Stretching the Moral Boundaries”