Democracy and Political Ignorance
Law professor Ilya Somin discusses the problem political ignorance poses for democracy, and how to solve it
Immigration Controversies: Migrants, Refugees, and Open Borders
Joseph Carens, author of The Ethics of Immigration, will discuss current immigration controversies. Join us February 16th
Should Economics Guide Policy?
Dan Hausman explores the relationship between economics and public policy. Join us February 26 at 4:00pm in Olscamp Hall 115
The Ethics of Policing and Prisons
March 11-12 the Department of Philosophy will host its Sixth Annual Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy. Registration is required, but is free at the Workshop website.
When Robots Rule the Earth
Robin Hanson, author of The Age of Em, presents a vision of the future where every aspect of our lives will be influenced by the spread of robots. Free and open to the public, join us April 26th!