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The Bowen H. "Buzz" McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society is committed to bring ethical reflection to bear on important social problems through research, teaching, and engagement.

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The Bowen H. "Buzz" McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society is committed to bring ethical reflection to bear on important social problems through research, teaching, and engagement.

    • video
    Platonist Philosophy as a Way of Life: Plontinus

    Platonist Philosophy as a Way of Life: Plontinus

    Professor John Cooper delivers the second of two lectures in the Tanner Lecture Series. This second lecture focuses on some of the philosophies of Plontinus and how they apply to life today. (January 26, 2012)

    • 1 hr 13 min
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    Ancient Philosophies as a Way of Life: Socrates

    Ancient Philosophies as a Way of Life: Socrates

    John Cooper gives the first of two lectures in the Tanner Lecture Series. This first lecture focuses on some of the ancient philosophies of Aristotle and how they apply to life today. (January 25, 2012)

    • 1 hr
    Imposing the State of Exception: Constitutional Dictatorship, Torture, and Us (Discussion)

    Imposing the State of Exception: Constitutional Dictatorship, Torture, and Us (Discussion)

    Eric Posner, Professor of Law University of Chicago, Colonel Steven Kleinman, Senior Intelligence Officer U.S. Air Force, and Mark Danner discuss Danner's April 14th talk about the 'state of exception.' (April 15, 2010)

    • 1 hr 50 min
    Imposing the State of Exception: Constitutional Dictatorship, Torture, and Us (Lecture)

    Imposing the State of Exception: Constitutional Dictatorship, Torture, and Us (Lecture)

    Mark Danner discusses the use of torture and interrogation techniques at the Abu Ghraib prison by the United States government. Professor Danner touches upon the ethical and human value dilemmas that have occurred in recent years. (April 14, 2010)

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Naturalizing the State of Exception: Terror, Fear and the War Without End (Discussion)

    Naturalizing the State of Exception: Terror, Fear and the War Without End (Discussion)

    Elaine Scarry of Harvard University and Stephen Holmes of New York University discuss the ethical and human values associated with how the United States of America has approached terrorism, interrogation, and torture. (April 16, 2010)

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Naturalizing the State of Exception: Terror, Fear and the War Without End (Lecture)

    Naturalizing the State of Exception: Terror, Fear and the War Without End (Lecture)

    Mark Danner discusses the impact that the attacks of September 11, 2001 had on civil liberties and legal rights within the United States, particularly a "state of exception" that imposed "soft martial law" on citizens of the United States. (April 15, 2010)

    • 1 hr 9 min

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