International conference: The political role of moral emotions. Postponed.

Posted On October 25, 2019
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International conference:

International conference: The political role of moral emotions: normative, conceptual, and practical dimensions.


24-25 June 2021.

Cosponsored with the Department of Political Science and International Relations of the Geneva School of Social Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

Featured speakers:

Carla Bagnoli, Professor of Theoretical Philosophy, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia… more »

Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics- Fall 2018 News

Posted On December 4, 2018
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The Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics had a very productive fall 2018. It sponsored with other campus programs the 2018 ethics-in-film series. Other events included a symposium on the election, the annual Troy Moore Undergraduate Ethics Essay Contest, and a panel discussion on the ethics of commemoration.

The Center also sponsored an academic team,… more »

Troy Moore Undergraduate Essay Contest 2018-19

Posted On November 12, 2018
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Troy Moore Undergraduate essay contest, 18-19

Announcing this year’s winners.


Congratulations to the winners of the 2018-19 Troy Moore Undergraduate Ethics Essay Contest:

1st prize: T. Oliver Flint, “Is ‘Do No Harm’ Enough? Negative Duties, Positive Duties, and Thomas Pogge’s Health Impact Fund”

2nd prize: Rachel Burke, “Endangering Transgender Prisoner Rights with the Overhaul… more »

The Ethics of Public Commemoration

Posted On October 22, 2018
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Commemoration ethics

November 12, 2018, 2:00 PM

Featuring noted experts on public memorialization.


The ethics of public commemoration

November 12, 2018, 2:00 – 3:15 PM

25 Park Place, Second Floor meeting room



Heidi Beirich, Director, Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Project

Sheffield Hale, President of the Atlanta History Center

Richard Rose, President… more »