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Two Cheers for Affirmative Action

Date: November 5 2009 3:30pm Location: Albany Quadrangle, Smith Hall

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    11/05/2009, 3:30pm, Albany Quadrangle, Smith Hall

Albany Quadrangle, Smith Hall

David Boonin, associate professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder, will offer a talk titled, “Two Cheers for Affirmative Action.”

Boonin’s 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.

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