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Part of UMass Boston's Philosophy Department, the Applied Ethics Center promotes research, teaching, and awareness of public life.

In this podcast, Applied Ethics Center Director Nir Eisikovits hosts conversations on the intersection of ethics, politics, and technology, including the debate over confederate monuments.

Applied Ethics Center Podcast University of Massachusetts Boston

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Part of UMass Boston's Philosophy Department, the Applied Ethics Center promotes research, teaching, and awareness of public life.

In this podcast, Applied Ethics Center Director Nir Eisikovits hosts conversations on the intersection of ethics, politics, and technology, including the debate over confederate monuments.

    Confederate Monuments: A Discussion with Nir Eisikovits and Glenn Loury

    Confederate Monuments: A Discussion with Nir Eisikovits and Glenn Loury

    Debating confederate monuments and Civil War monuments in light of the violence in Charlottesville

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    Hate, Anger, and Resentment (VIDEO)

    Hate, Anger, and Resentment (VIDEO)

    Nir Eisikovits hosts Thomas Brudholm of the University of Copenhagen for a discussion about the philosophy of hate, anger, and resentment. The two discuss whether there are more and less legitimate forms of hate, whether it should be understood as an emotion or as an attitude, and whether a philosophical understanding of hate can help us make better sense of these very tense political times.

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    Hate, Anger, and Resentment (AUDIO ONLY)

    Hate, Anger, and Resentment (AUDIO ONLY)

    Nir Eisikovits hosts Thomas Brudholm of the University of Copenhagen for a discussion about the philosophy of hate, anger, and resentment. The two discuss whether there are more and less legitimate forms of hate, whether it should be understood as an emotion or as an attitude, and whether a philosophical understanding of hate can help us make better sense of these very tense political times.

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    Honor, Slavery, and Social Death: A Conversation with Historian Ken Greenberg

    Honor, Slavery, and Social Death: A Conversation with Historian Ken Greenberg

    Nir Eisikovits and Ken Greenberg talk about the prominent role of honor in the antebellum south and its relationship to the institution of slavery. They also discuss Greenberg’s recent work on Nat Turner’s rebellion and the challenges of creating a historical account from necessarily incomplete evidence and records.

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