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  • Lars Osterberg: Ethics of Medicine | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    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 Lars Osterberg Ethics of Medicine Events Lars Osterberg Ethics of Medicine Ethics and the Professions Series 6 00pm on Tuesday October 30 2012 At Storey House dorm Tue 30 Oct Event Overview Thinking of going to Med School Interested in doing research in a lab Then you don t want to miss this discussion What are the ethical issues unique to the medical field As a doctor and or researcher what are some of the challenges you ll face Speaker Lars Osterberg is Clinical Associate Professor at the School of Medicine Co Medical Director of the Arbor Free Clinic Chief of General Internal Medicine at the VA Hospital in Palo Alto Director of Stanford s Educators 4 Care Event Location Storey House dorm 544 Lasuen Mall Stanford CA 94305 View Map Share This Email Facebook Twitter Review The ethics of medicine Osterberg and McLennan discuss ethical pitfalls of medicine as business By Jack Martinez on December 5 2012 Professor of

    Original URL path: https://ethicsinsociety.stanford.edu/events/lectures/ethics-and-the-professions-series/lars-osterberg-ethics-of-medicine (2014-09-22)
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  • Rosa Lee Harden: Money and Meaning | 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 Rosa Lee Harden Money and Meaning Events Rosa Lee Harden Money and Meaning Ethics of Wealth Series 10 00am on Sunday October 28 2012 At Memorial Church Sun 28 Oct Event Overview Rosa Lee Harden co founder of Social Capital Markets SOCAP will be preaching at Memorial Church in their University Public Worship series SOCAP is a multi platform organization dedicated to the flow of capital towards social good Their on going event series connects innovators worldwide investors foundations institutions and social entrepreneurs to build a market at the intersection of money and meaning Co sponsored with the Office for Religious Life Speaker Rev Canon Rosa Lee Harden Cathedral of All Souls Asheville North Carolina Co Founder Producer Social Capital Markets Harden is a former parish priest at Holy Innocents Episcopal Church in San Francisco and is still an active clergy person She has built a career bridging two worlds combining spirituality with business and she hopes to use the connections in both worlds to continue helping people make sense of their lives their careers their consumption their investments and their souls Event Location Memorial Church View Map Share This Email Facebook Twitter Review Money and Meaning Reverend Rosa Lee Harden on the overlap of money and faith By Anne Evered on October 30 2012 Reverend Rosa Lee Harden used a gospel reading to launch into her sermon at Stanford s Public Worship Service earlier this fall Harden focused on basic questions Where does our money go and Do we

    Original URL path: https://ethicsinsociety.stanford.edu/events/lectures/ethics-of-wealth-series/rosa-lee-harden-money-and-meaning (2014-09-22)
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  • Kathryn Lofton: Spiritual Capitalism: The Prosperity Gospel of Oprah Winfrey | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    Capitalism The Prosperity Gospel of Oprah Winfrey Events Kathryn Lofton Spiritual Capitalism The Prosperity Gospel of Oprah Winfrey Ethics of Wealth Series 5 30pm on Wednesday October 17 2012 At Levinthal Hall Stanford Humanities Center Wed 17 Oct Event Overview After ten years of research Kathryn Lofton published Oprah The Gospel of an Icon a study that uses the works of Oprah Winfrey to define the history and structure of religion in modern America The world of Oprah Winfrey is many things it is entertaining philanthropy therapeutic and corporate But Lofton argues the right summary for this world for Oprah s world is to describe it as religious This is what religion becomes when it is without bounds without permanent structure and without imprinted creed Oprah s world offers religion for an age in which markets make custom consumption is the universal aspect and celebrities are ostensible gods In this talk Lofton will focus in particular on the prescribed and created neoliberal economies of contemporary American religion Co sponsored with the Department of Religious Studies and the Ho Center for Buddhist Studies Speaker Kathryn Lofton Religious Studies Yale Kathryn Lofton is the Sarai Ribicoff Associate Professor of American Studies and Religious Studies at Yale University an Editor at Large for The Immanent Frame and co curator with John Lardas Modern of Frequencies an online genealogy of religion A specialist in nineteenth and twentieth century U S religions she has written on the histories of evangelicalism consumerism African American religion and the academic study of religion Her first book Oprah The Gospel of an Icon was published by the University of California Press in 2011 She is currently working on several projects including a study of sexuality and religion an analysis of parenting practices in twentieth century America and a religious

    Original URL path: https://ethicsinsociety.stanford.edu/events/lectures/ethics-of-wealth-series/kathryn-lofton-spiritual-capitalism-the-prosperity-gospel-of (2014-09-22)
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  • William Bowen: The 'Cost Disease' in Higher Education: Is Technology the Answer? | 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 Tanner Lectures William Bowen The Cost Disease in Higher Education Is Technology the Answer Events William Bowen The Cost Disease in Higher Education Is Technology the Answer Tanner Lectures 5 30pm on Wednesday October 10 2012 At Cemex Auditorium Knight Management Center Wed 10 Oct Event Overview Lecture I October 10 The Productivity Problem in Higher Education 5 30 7 00pm at Cemex Auditorium Knight Management Center Lecture II October 11 Prospects for an Online Learning Fix 5 30 7 00pm at Cemex Auditorium Knight Management Center Discussion I October 11 Discussion II October 12 From 10 00am to 12 00pm at Lucas Conference Room 134A SIEPR Landau Economics Bldg Note Due to limited seminar room capacity priority seating will be given to Stanford affiliates Commentators Andrew Delbanco American Studies Columbia Howard Gardner Graduate School of Education Harvard John Hennessy President Stanford Daphne Koller Computer Science Stanford Lectures 1 2 pdf Speaker William G Bowen President Emeritus Princeton University

    Original URL path: https://ethicsinsociety.stanford.edu/events/lectures/tanner-lectures/william-bowen-the-cost-disease-in-higher-education-is-technology-the (2014-09-22)
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  • Deborah Rhode: Ethics of Law | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    Workshops Undergraduate Ethics Undergraduate Honors Program Application and Requirements Past Theses FAQs 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 Deborah Rhode Ethics of Law Events Deborah Rhode Ethics of Law Ethics and the Professions Series 6 00pm on Tuesday October 9 2012 At Law School Tue 9 Oct Event Overview Thinking of going to Law School Already at the Law School Then you don t want to miss this lecture What are the ethical issues unique to the legal profession As a lawyer what are some of the challenges you ll face Speaker Deborah Rhode Ernest W McFarland Professor of Law at Stanford Event Location Law School Stanford Law School room 180 559 Nathan Abbott Way Stanford CA 94305 View Map Share This Email Facebook Twitter Video Ethics of Law Deborah

    Original URL path: https://ethicsinsociety.stanford.edu/events/lectures/ethics-and-the-professions-series/deborah-rhode-ethics-of-law (2014-09-22)
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  • Gavin Jones & Richard White | Wealth in the Gilded Age: How Much is Enough? | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    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 Gavin Jones Richard White Wealth in the Gilded Age How Much is Enough Events Gavin Jones Richard White Wealth in the Gilded Age How Much is Enough Ethics of Wealth Series 7 00pm on Tuesday October 2 2012 At Tresidder Memorial Union Oak West Tue 2 Oct Event Overview The Gilded Age the time when the nation s egalitarian ideals get overwhelmed by an acceptance of corporate capitalism unbridled accumulation and social inequality Not quite According to historian Richard White and literary critic Gavin Jones the Gilded Age saw surprising responses to the embarrassment of riches Why did political thinkers want an economy geared not to increase prosperity but to produce independent republican citizens Why did the literature consumed by the prosperous classes equate wealth not with success but with a deep sense of personal failure White and Jones ask these and other questions as they confront the larger question asked by Gilded Age writers and political thinkers alike How much is enough Speaker Gavin Jones English Stanford and Richard White History Stanford Gavin Jones is the author of Strange Talk The Politics of Dialect Literature in Gilded Age America and American Hungers The Problem of Poverty in U S Literature 1840 1945 He is currently completing a book about American literature s obsessive efforts to describe and theorize the experience of failure Richard White is widely regarded as one of the nation s leading scholars in the American West Native American history and environmental history He is the author of several books including The Middle Ground Indians Empires and Republic in the Great

    Original URL path: https://ethicsinsociety.stanford.edu/events/lectures/ethics-of-wealth-series/gavin-jones-richard-white-wealth-in-the-gilded-age-how-much (2014-09-22)
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  • Sam Arnold | The Significance of Economic Freedom | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    House Scholars Program The Tutoring Experience 10th Anniversary Past Courses Community Outreach You are here Home Events Lectures Sam Arnold The Significance of Economic Freedom Events Sam Arnold The Significance of Economic Freedom Ethics Noon 12 00pm on Friday May 25 2012 At Bldg 110 Rm 112 Fri 25 May Event Overview What is economic freedom and how important is it These questions represent a crucial junction point in the history of liberal thought Some liberals like JS Mill and John Rawls place little importance on economic liberties the liberties of working and owning as we might put them Others those of a more libertarian bent regard economic liberties as extremely important indeed so important as to place stringent limits on permissible state action In this talk Arnold explores the meaning and significance of economic liberties and suggest that while these liberties are indeed important they are of less importance than other more familiar basic liberties like freedom of speech association and religion Accordingly the state may restrict economic liberty in the name of social values like efficiency the general good or distributive justice Sam Arnold received his Ph D in Politics from Princeton in September 2011 His research interests

    Original URL path: https://ethicsinsociety.stanford.edu/events/lectures/ethicsnoon/sam-arnold-the-significance-of-economic-freedom (2014-09-22)
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  • Nora Engstrom | Run-of-the-Mill Justice | Stanford Center for Ethics in Society
    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 Nora Engstrom Run of the Mill Justice Events Nora Engstrom Run of the Mill Justice Ethics Noon 12 00pm on Friday May 18 2012 At Bldg 200 Rm 303 Fri 18 May Event Overview Engstrom will examine a peculiar form of unexamined personal injury law practice that has proliferated across the United States These law firms which she calls settlement mills are characterized by their high claim volume aggressive advertising significant delegation to non attorneys entrepreneurial focus and quick resolution of claims typically without initiation of suit Drawing on voluminous documents extracted from federal court and state bar disciplinary files as well as fifty interviews with current and past law firm employees Engstrom demonstrates that settlement mills represent a relatively new largely distinct and surprisingly prevalent form of law firm organization After setting forth the characteristics that distinguish settlement mills from conventional personal injury practices Engstrom will consider the forces that have contributed to their rise analyzes how settlement mills resolve claims in practice and to what effect and asks why insurers not facing a realistic threat of trial bargain with settlement mills at all She will argue that settlement mills are not only organized differently than their conventional counterparts they actually settle claims differently in a manner that challenges prevailing theories of settlement as well as our basic notions of compensation through tort Nora Freeman Engstrom s scholarship lies at the intersection of tort law and professional ethics Her current work explores the day to day operation of the tort system and particularly the tort system s interaction with alternative compensation mechanisms such as

    Original URL path: https://ethicsinsociety.stanford.edu/events/lectures/ethicsnoon/nora-engstrom-run-of-the-mill-justice (2014-09-22)
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