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Friday, October 4, 2013

Colloquium: Daniel Korman, University of Illinois

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Room 109, 70 South Williams St.
Description: *Departmental colloquia are read-ahead events. Individuals attending a Philosophy Department colloquium are expected to have read the paper that will be presented. Requests for an advance copy of a colloquium paper may be sent to: Philosophy.Department@uvm.edu. Papers are generally available one week prior.

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Friday, October 25, 2013

Colloquium: Toomas Lott, University of Tartu / Columbia

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Room 109, 70 South Williams St.
Description: *Departmental colloquia are read-ahead events. Individuals attending a Philosophy Department colloquium are expected to have read the paper that will be presented. Requests for an advance copy of a colloquium paper may be sent to: Philosophy.Department@uvm.edu. Papers are generally available one week prior.

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Monday, November 4, 2013

Colloquium: Debra Satz, Stanford University

Time: 12:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Location: Room 109, 70 South Williams St.
Description: *Departmental colloquia are read-ahead events. Individuals attending a Philosophy Department colloquium are expected to have read the paper that will be presented. Requests for an advance copy of a colloquium paper may be sent to: Philosophy.Department@uvm.edu. Papers are generally available one week prior.

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D.R. Brown Memorial Lecture

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Lafayette L207
Description: "Markets and Corruption"
Debra Satz, Stanford University
Debra Satz, the Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society, is the senior associate dean for the humanities and arts at Stanford University and directs the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society. She earned a bachelor’s degree from City College of New York and a doctorate in philosophy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on the ethical limits of markets, the place of equality in a just society, theories of rational choice, feminist philosophy, ethics and education, and issues of international justice.
In 2004, Satz received the Walter J. Gores Award, Stanford’s highest teaching honor. She was awarded the Roland Prize in 2010 for faculty volunteer service. She also cofounded the Hope House Scholars Program, which pairs volunteer faculty with undergraduates to teach liberal arts courses to residents of a drug and alcohol treatment facility for women.

Among her recent publications are Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale: The Limits of Markets (Oxford University Press, 2010); “Equality and Sufficiency: A Problematic Dichotomy in Global Justice;” (2013) “Unequal Chances: Race, Class and Schooling;” (2012) and (co-ed.) Occupy the Future (MIT Press, 2012).

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