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  • Rush Rehm: The Exception and the Rule | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    Ethics Research Ethics Course Summer 2014 Graduate Student Fellowships Dirty Leviathan Retreat Postdoc Fellows Fellowships Application Process FAQs Fellowship Experience Research Equality of Opportunity and Education Working Papers Beyond the Farm Hope House Scholars Program The Tutoring Experience 10th Anniversary Past Courses Community Outreach You are here Home Events Lectures Rush Rehm The Exception and the Rule Events Rush Rehm The Exception and the Rule Ethics of Wealth Series 8 00pm on Thursday April 25 2013 At The Nitery Thu 25 Apr Event Overview The Exception and the Rule is a short play by German playwright Bertolt Brecht and is one of several Lehrstücke Teaching plays he wrote around 1929 30 These Teaching plays were taken on tour and performed in schools or in factories to educate the masses about socialist politics The Exception and the Rule tells the story of a rich merchant who must cross the fictional Yahi Desert to close an oil deal During and after the trip the class differences between the money hungry merchant and his working class porter are exposed and the prejudices of the existing legal system are shown Directed by Rush Rehm Thursday Friday and Saturday night performances Tickets are free but you must reserve a seat Ticket information will be available closer to the date of the performance The Stanford News Service article on the play Speaker Professor of Drama and Classics at Stanford University Rush Rehm is the author of Aeschylus Oresteia A Theatre Version Melbourne 1978 Greek Tragic Theatre Routledge London 1992 Marriage to Death The Conflation of Wedding and Funeral Rituals in Greek Tragedy Princeton 1994 The Play of Space Spatial Transformation in Greek Tragedy Princeton 2002 and Radical Theatre Greek Tragedy and the Modern World Duckworth London 2003 He also directs and acts professionally serving as Artistic

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  • Panel Discussion: Contemporary Art in the Museum and the Marketplace | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    Dirty Leviathan Retreat Postdoc Fellows Fellowships Application Process FAQs Fellowship Experience Research Equality of Opportunity and Education Working Papers Beyond the Farm Hope House Scholars Program The Tutoring Experience 10th Anniversary Past Courses Community Outreach You are here Home Events Lectures Panel Discussion Contemporary Art in the Museum and the Marketplace Events Panel Discussion Contemporary Art in the Museum and the Marketplace Ethics of Wealth Series 5 30am on Thursday April 18 2013 At Annenberg Auditorium Thu 18 Apr Event Overview A forthright conversation about the role of money in the art world How do wealth and its privileges shape art patronage and curatorial practice today This dialogue addressing the phenomenon of the artist as celebrity and the spectacular presentation of art in the auction house and the museum will feature Amy Cappellazzo Chairman Post War and Contemporary Development at Christie s Scott Rothkopf Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art and Julia Bryan Wilson Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art UC Berkeley Moderated by Professor Richard Meyer Art and Art History Stanford This event is co sponsored with the Art Art History Department the Cantor Art Musuem and Stanford Institute for Creativity in the Arts Speaker Julia

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  • Panel Discussion: Ethics, Wealth & the Work that Makes All Other Work Possible | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    Summer 2014 Graduate Student Fellowships Dirty Leviathan Retreat Postdoc Fellows Fellowships Application Process FAQs Fellowship Experience Research Equality of Opportunity and Education Working Papers Beyond the Farm Hope House Scholars Program The Tutoring Experience 10th Anniversary Past Courses Community Outreach You are here Home Events Lectures Panel Discussion Ethics Wealth the Work that Makes All Other Work Possible Events Panel Discussion Ethics Wealth the Work that Makes All Other Work Possible Ethics of Wealth Series 4 30pm on Tuesday April 9 2013 At Levinthal Hall Tue 9 Apr Event Overview Please join us for an important panel discussion on domestic workers and their struggle to bring value to their work This event is part of the Clayman Institute s 2012 2013 theme which focuses on moving beyond barriers between work family and society Domestic works occupy an integral position in the interstices between work family and society yet their work is often overlooked and underappreciated This discussion will explore workers experiences and ways to combat injustice Co sponsored with the Clayman Institute for Gender Research Additional event information Speaker The panel will include Ai jen Poo National Domestic Workers Alliance Director Maria Reyes National Organizer National Domestic Workers Alliance Irene

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  • Michael Winerip: Ethics and Journalism | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    Stanford Ethical Reasoning Requirement EthicSoc Courses Summer Fellowships Human Rights Fellowships FAQs Sample Human Rights Fellowships Apply for a Summer Fellowship Graduate Ethics Research Ethics Course Summer 2014 Graduate Student Fellowships Dirty Leviathan Retreat Postdoc Fellows Fellowships Application Process FAQs Fellowship Experience Research Equality of Opportunity and Education Working Papers Beyond the Farm Hope House Scholars Program The Tutoring Experience 10th Anniversary Past Courses Community Outreach You are here Home Events Lectures Michael Winerip Ethics and Journalism Events Michael Winerip Ethics and Journalism Ethics and the Professions Series 7 00pm on Monday April 8 2013 At Levinthal Hall Mon 8 Apr Event Overview Scotty McLennan Dean of Religiouos Life at Stanford was in conversation with New York Times writer Michael Winerip Over nearly 30 years Winerip has written five different columns Our Towns On Sunday On Education three times Parenting and Generation B He has been a staff writer for the magazine investigative reporter national political correspondent metro reporter and a deputy metro editor In his new assignment overseeing the Booming series Winerip is writing about the 78 million Americans born during the post war population explosion that stretched from 1946 to 1964 Event Location Levinthal Hall Stanford Humanities Center

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  • John Tomasi: Free Market Fairness | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    Series 5 30pm on Thursday April 4 2013 At Annenberg Auditorium Thu 4 Apr Event Overview Can libertarians care about social justice In Free Market Fairness John Tomasi argues that they can and should Drawing simultaneously on moral insights from defenders of economic liberty such as F A Hayek and advocates of social justice such as John Rawls Tomasi presents a new theory of liberal justice This theory free market fairness is committed to both limited government and the material betterment of the poor Unlike traditional libertarians Tomasi argues that property rights are best defended not in terms of self ownership or economic efficiency but as requirements of democratic legitimacy At the same time he encourages egalitarians concerned about social justice to listen more sympathetically to the claims ordinary citizens make about the importance of private economic liberty in their daily lives In place of the familiar social democratic interpretations of social justice Tomasi offers a market democratic conception of social justice free market fairness Tomasi argues that free market fairness with its twin commitment to economic liberty and a fair distribution of goods and opportunities is a morally superior account of liberal justice Free market fairness is also a distinctively American ideal It extends the notion prominent in America s founding period that protection of property and promotion of real opportunity are indivisible goals Indeed according to Tomasi free market fairness is social justice American style Speaker John Tomasi Political Science Brown University John Tomasi did his graduate work in political philosophy at the University of Arizona M A and Oxford University B Phil D Phil He has held positions at Princeton Stanford and Harvard Tomasi is currently Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Brown University where he is the founding director of The Political Theory Project He

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  • An Evening With Rachel Maddow: Confronting American Military Power and the Significance of the Humanities | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    the Farm Hope House Scholars Program The Tutoring Experience 10th Anniversary Past Courses Community Outreach You are here Home Events Lectures Special Events An Evening With Rachel Maddow Confronting American Military Power and the Significance of the Humanities Events An Evening With Rachel Maddow Confronting American Military Power and the Significance of the Humanities Special Events 7 00pm on Saturday March 16 2013 At Memorial Auditorium Sat 16 Mar Event Overview Maddow s visit to Stanford is two fold First she will be talking about Drift her New York Times bestseller in which she argues that we ve drifted away from America s original ideals and have become a nation weirdly at peace with perpetual war with all the financial and human costs that entails To understand how we ve arrived at such a dangerous place Drift takes us from the Vietnam War to today s war in Afghanistan along the way exploring the disturbing rise of executive authority the gradual outsourcing of our war making capabilities to private companies and the plummeting percentage of American families whose children fight our constant wars for us And second as a gradute of Stanford and The Program in Ethics in Society Maddow s talk will also touch upon the importance of studying the humanities and reflect on her undergraduate experience of writing her senior honor s thesis Speaker Rachel Maddow currently hosts MSNBC s critically acclaimed The Rachel Maddow Show which features Maddow s take on the biggest stories of the day political and otherwise including lively debate with guests from all sides of the issues and in depth analysis Her book is Drift The Unmooring of American Military Power Read reviews of the event Stanford Daily Unofficial Stanford Blog Stanford Report Event Location Memorial Auditorium 551 Serra Mall Stanford CA 94305

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  • John B. Taylor: Economic Freedom, Wealth and the Alleviation of Poverty | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    S income and wealth concentration will remain high without major increases in government regulations and top tax rates In this lecture John B Taylor puts forth the alternative view that government actions and interventions are themselves a major cause of these problems Drawing on the history of economic policy during the past 50 years and empirical evidence on the impact of specific policy actions Taylor shows that cutting back on those government interventions that suppress competition blunt incentives and encourage regulatory capture can be expected to increase real income growth reduce unemployment and alleviate poverty The policy implication is that rather than moving away from the principles of economic freedom that have been successful in removing many people from poverty throughout the world American policy makers should find ways to deploy these principles more widely Speaker John Taylor Economics Stanford John Taylor is the George P Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford He chairs the Hoover Working Group on Economic Policy and is director of Stanford s Introductory Economics Center Taylor s fields of expertise are monetary policy fiscal policy and international economics His book Getting Off Track was one of the first on the financial crisis his latest book First Principles develops an economic plan to restore America s prosperity Taylor served as senior economist on President Ford s and President Carter s Council of Economic Advisers as a member of President George H W Bush s Council of Economic Advisers and as a senior economic adviser to Bob Dole s presidential campaign to George W Bush s presidential campaign in 2000 and to John McCain s presidential campaign He was a member of the Congressional Budget Office s Panel of Economic Advisers from 1995

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  • Sayed Kashua: Wealth in Israel | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    Minor Program Awards Fulfill Stanford Ethical Reasoning Requirement EthicSoc Courses Summer Fellowships Human Rights Fellowships FAQs Sample Human Rights Fellowships Apply for a Summer Fellowship Graduate Ethics Research Ethics Course Summer 2014 Graduate Student Fellowships Dirty Leviathan Retreat Postdoc Fellows Fellowships Application Process FAQs Fellowship Experience Research Equality of Opportunity and Education Working Papers Beyond the Farm Hope House Scholars Program The Tutoring Experience 10th Anniversary Past Courses Community Outreach You are here Home Events Lectures Sayed Kashua Wealth in Israel Events Sayed Kashua Wealth in Israel Ethics of Wealth Series 4 00pm on Tuesday March 12 2013 At Pigott Hall Tue 12 Mar Event Overview A discussion of wealth in Israel Speaker Sayed Kashua Author and Haaretz Commentator Alexander Key Arabic and Comparative Literature Stanford Vered Karti Shemtov Hebrew and Comparative Literature Stanford Event Location Pigott Hall Pigott Hall Bldg 260 Room 113 Stanford CA 94305 USA View Map Share This Email Facebook Twitter Review Money Wealth and Israel A Conversation with Author Sayed Kashua By Anne Evered on March 6 2013 Sayed Kashua author of several award winning books as well the creator of Arab Love illustrated the intersection of wealth and culture particularly in the context of

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