UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life

Public Lecture Series



Dates: Tuesday 4 February, Tuesday 11 February, Tuesday 18 February, Tuesday 25 February and Tuesday 24 March 2020

Time: 4-6 pm

Venue: Newman House,
St Stephens Green
Dublin 2

Please join us for a series of five lectures by philosophers from UCD Centre for Ethical in Public Life on ethical questions impacting personal, public and professional spheres. The series will consist of five lectures of 40 minutes duration by prominent researchers in ethics from University College Dublin followed by discussion. Attendence is free, but we ask that you register for the lectures in advance, since seating is limited.

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Attendance is free, but we ask that you register in advance because seating is limited.

Registration for CEPL Public Lectures


Tuesday 4 February

Professor Brian O’Connor

Topic: Work and Idleness


Tuesday 11 February 

Professor Maeve Cooke

Topic: Ethics in the Age of Climate Change


Tuesday 18 February

Associate Professor Christopher Cowley

Topic: The Ethics of Ignorance and Carelessness


Tuesday 25 February

Professor Rowland Stout

Topic: The Role of Empathy in our Moral Life


Tuesday 24 March

Dr Silvia Panizza

Topic: Paying Attention