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By The Buzz Staff on April 24, 2015

Speaking to a packed crowd of students, faculty, and community members on April 8th, philosopher Peter Singer championed the “Effective Altruism” movement, led by people who, as Singer describes it, seek to apply “evidence and reason to determining the most effective ways to improve the world.”

By Lowry Yankwich on April 21, 2015

Speaking to a packed crowd of students, faculty, and community members on April 8th, philosopher Peter Singer championed the “Effective Altruism” movement, led by people who, as Singer describes it, seek to apply “evidence and reason to determining the most effective ways to improve the world.”

By The Buzz Staff on April 10, 2015

Beginning in fall of 2015, Rob Reich (Associate Professor in Political Science) will begin a three-year term as Director of the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society.

By Salil Dudani on February 25, 2015

As part of her ongoing exploration of extreme morality, Larissa MacFarquhar profiles Dorothy Granada, a nurse who gave up almost all of her possessions and moved to Nicaragua to serve the poor.

By Lisa Herzog on January 28, 2015

In this year’s Wesson Lecture, Francis Fukuyama discussed what he sees as the central problem of U.S. American democracy at the outset of the 21st century: a combination of social polarization and a political system with too many “veto points”.

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