Peter Singer on Effective Altruism and Ethics (at Haverford)
From our friends at Haverford College:
On Thursday, September 15, at 7:30 pm in Founders Great Hall (note this change of venue) at Haverford College, Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, will present a talk about Effective Altruism and its present development. Effective Altruism is a philosophical and social movement which applies evidence and reason to determine the most effective ways to improve the world..
**Students and faculty who wish to have priority seating at the main event are encouraged to fill out this form. A limited amount of seating is available.**
On Friday, September 16, at 4:30 PM in Stokes Auditorium (Stokes 131) at Haverford College, there will be a panel on “Ethics and the Ethicist: Perspectives on Peter Singer” featuring the following guests and short talks, with time for open conversation to follow. You do *not* have to have attended Singer’s talk to enjoy this panel (and vice versa).
“The Nonhuman Life You Could Save: A Critical Engagement with Peter Singer’s Support of Humane Meat”: Vasile Stanescu, Assistant Professor of Communication and Theater Arts, Mercer University
“Lives Not Worth Saving? Singer, Disability, and the Limits of Logic”: Kristin Lindgren, Director of College Writing Center and Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing, Haverford
“Competing Ethical Claims: Singer, Global Poverty, and a Defense of Local Food”: Samantha Noll, Visiting Assistant Professor of Peace, Justice, and Human Rights, Haverford
“Effective Altruism, Ineffective Imagination? Education, Social Change, and ‘Making a Difference’”: Eric Hartman, Director of the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, Haverford