Two Cheers for Affirmative Action
Date: 3:30pm PST November 5, 2009 Location: Albany Quadrangle, Smith Hall
Albany Quadrangle, Smith Hall
David Boonin, associate professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder, will offer a talk titled, “Two Cheers for Affirmative Action.”
Boonin’s primary area of teaching and research is applied ethics, including the moral status of animals, our obligations to future generations, euthanasia and same-sex marriage. His current book examines race, focusing on slave reparations and affirmative action, as well as hate speech codes, hate crime laws and racial profiling.