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The Morality of the Death Penalty

  • Date: March 6, 2014
  • Time: 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Location: LA5 165
Screen Shot 2014-03-06 at 9.32.41 AMThe Center for Applied Ethics is proud to host the following talk on March 6.
The Morality of the Death Penalty
by Prof. Russ Shafer-Landau
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Thursday, March 6 • 3:30pm-5:00pm
LA5 165
Dr. Shafer-Landau will argue that there is no compelling moral justification for the death penalty.
Professor Shafer-Landau received his Ph.D. in philosophy with a concentration in ethics and politics from the University of Arizona. He is the author of Moral Realism: A Defence (Oxford UP, 2003), Whatever Happened to Good and Evil? (Oxford UP, 2004), and a great number of well-known papers. He is also the editor of the journal, Oxford Studies in Metaethics, as well as several anthologies concerning ethical theory.