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Ethics and Democracy

This symposium raised ethical questions about democratic societies and they resolve dilmmas, advance scientific inquiry and protect society. The panel also addressed the process of framing ethical issues and whether the process should be transparent. Vincent Blasi, Corliss Lamont Professor of Civil Liberties, facilitated the discussion.

Kendall Thomas
 
Kendall Thomas

Kendall Thomas, law professor and co-director of the Center of Law & Culture

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Philip Kitcher
 
Philip Kitcher

Philip Kitcher, philosophy professor

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Ruth Fischbach
 
Ruth Fischbach

Ruth Fischbach, bioethics professor and director of the Center for Bioethics

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Shot: Oct 03, 2002
Published: Oct 21, 2002
Last modified:Oct 18, 2002