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Events

WISCAPE organizes, sponsors, and co-sponsors events and programs that showcase and promote discussion about the latest postsecondary education issues, trends, and research. Events are most often free and open to the public, but are occasionally offered by invitation only or with a registration fee.

Katherine Cramer Walsh discusses public perceptions of the University of Wisconsin-Madison during a WISCAPE brown bag forum.

Katherine Cramer Walsh discusses public perceptions of the University of Wisconsin-Madison during a WISCAPE brown bag forum.

 

Harry Brighouse: Morality and Justice in Higher Education

Join WISCAPE for a conversation with Harry Brighouse, professor of philosophy, about the book he co-edited, "The Aims of Higher Education: Problems of Morality and Justice."
Date
Monday, April 10, 2017
Time
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Location
198 Education Building
Address
1000 Bascom Mall
Madison WI
Description
The Aims of Higher Education cover imageJoin the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) for a conversation with Harry Brighouse, professor of philosophy, about the award-winning book he co-edited, The Aims of Higher Education: Problems of Morality and Justice.

Topics of discussion will include whether a liberal arts education has social value​; the aim of developing students into critical thinkers​; and the ethical issues and pedagogical questions arising from recent criticisms, particularly from legislators, that faculty at highly selective universities are disproportionately liberal.

This event is cosponsored by the Center for Ethics & Education, the Department of Philosophy, and the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER).

Watch this discussion on the WISCAPE YouTube channel. 
Contact
Kari Dickinson
kadickinson@wisc.edu
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