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What Do We Owe the World’s Poor?

Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Public Lecture

Loren Lomasky, University of Virginia

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Stibbs Room, Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC)
Tulane University, Uptown Campus

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About the Speaker

Loren Lomasky is Cory Professor of Political Philosophy, Policy, and Law and Director of the Political Philosophy, Policy, and Law Program at the University of Virginia.

His book Persons, Rights, and the Moral Community (Oxford University Press, 1987) established his reputation as a leading advocate of a rights-based approach to moral and social issues. He co-authored with G. Brennan Democracy and Decision: The Pure Theory of Electoral Preference (Cambridge University Press, 1993) and co-edited with G. Brennan Politics and Process: New Essays in Democratic Theory (Cambridge University Press, 1989). The recipient of many awards including the 1991 Matchette Prize for his book Persons, Rights, and the Moral Community, Professor Lomasky has held research appointments sponsored by the NEH, the Center for the Study of Public Choice, the Australian National University, and Bowling Green State University’s Social Philosophy and Policy Center.

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