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Workshop on “Parenting and the Future of Work”

May 11-12th 2020 University of Warwick Many parents struggle to cope with the simultaneous demands of parenting and of paid employment. The upshot is that vast numbers are left poor in terms of both disposable income and free time. Moreover,…

Debating Education: Is There a Role for Markets?

Speaker Harry Brighouse Mildred Fish Harnack Professor of Philosophy, Affiliate Professor of Educational Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison Tuesday, November 5, 2019 5:00-6:30 p.m. Memorial Union—Check TITU 800 Langdon St. The past 3 decades have seen a massive expansion in…

The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Series Speaker Jennifer Morton Associate Professor of Philosophy, City College of New York and the Graduate Center—CUNY, Fellow with the Center for Ethics and Education Monday, April 15, 2019 Noon-1:00 p.m. Room 259 Educational Sciences…

The Future of Undergraduate Education

Presenters Michael McPherson, President Emeritus, Spencer Foundation Karl Scholz, Dean, College of Letters and Sciences Faculty Panel Tim Dale, Political Science, UW-La Crosse Fay Akindes, UW System Emily Fletcher, Philosophy, UW-Madison Lynn Glueck, Instructional Coach, MMSD Student Panel Christian Cuevas, Computer Science,…

Authority and Autonomy in Sex Education

Speakers Lisa Andersen, Juilliard Kathleen Elliott, UW–Whitewater Paula McAvoy, UW–Madison Chair Nancy Kendall, UW–Madison Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 12:00–1:15 pm Educational Sciences Room 259, West Johnson Street During this interactive session, panelists will offer historical, contemporary, and philosophic perspectives on…

Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making

Speakers Susanna Loeb, Barnett Family Professor of Education, Stanford University Harry Brighouse, Dickson Bascom Professor of the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 12:30-1:45 pm Educational Sciences Room 253, 1025 West Johnson Street We…

Morality and Justice in Higher Education

A conversation with Harry Brighouse April 10, 2017 12-1:00pm, 198 Education Building Join WISCAPE for a conversation with with Harry Brighouse, professor of philosophy, about the award-winning book he co-edited, The Aims of Higher Education: Problems of Morality and Justice.…