Two Cheers for Affirmative Action
Date: November 5 2009 3:00pm - 5:00pm Location: Smith Hall
David Boonin is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His primary area of teaching and research is applied ethics, including the moral status of animals, our obligations to future generations, euthanasia and same-sex marriage. His current book examines race, focusing on slave reparations and affirmative action, as well as hate speech codes, hate crime laws and racial profiling.