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WHAT:

Annual Fall Seminar: “Justice and Responsibility: Cultural and Philosophical Considerations”

WHEN:

Sept. 9-Oct. 11
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
9 a.m.-noon

WHERE: Center for the Study of Culture and Values
The Catholic University of America
Gibbons Hall, Room B-12
620 Michigan Ave., NE
Washington, D.C.
 
DETAILS: CUA’s Center for the Study of Culture and Values (CSCV) begins its annual fall seminar on Sept. 9 with scholars from Canada, China, India, Italy, Nigeria, Philippines, Romania, Russia, the United States, Ukraine, etc. The weekly themes will be:


Week One: Introduction of 12 scholars from the countries noted above. Thematic Introduction.

Week Two: Understanding justice: a Western approach. Readings on Rawls, Locke, Hume, Ricoeur, Dworkin, Nozick, etc.

Week Three: Understanding justice: an Eastern approach. A delegation of 12 scholars from the Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences will discuss related issues with the seminar participants. Paper presentations by the seminar participants.

Week Four: Philosophical reflection and religious cultures on justice and responsibility.

Week Five: Justice as the good and the beautiful; resources assembled from many cultures in these global times.

The seminar is free and open to the public. Individuals requesting accommodations for disabilities should contact cua-access@cua.edu at least one week prior to the event.

 
SPONSORS: The Catholic University of America Center for the Study of Culture and Values and the Council for Research in Values and Philosophy
 
CONTACT: For more information, contact the Center for the Study of Culture and Values at 202-319-6089 or cua-cscv@cua.edu or visit the website at http://www.crvp.org/cscv/index.htm.

 

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