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Ethics and Political Philosophy Group Talk (Meena Krishnamurthy, Queens)

Meena Krishnamurthy is an assistant professor of Philosophy at Queens University whose work focuses on questions of race and caste. Currently, her particular focus lies on the role played by political emotion in Martin Luther King Jr.’s battle to end racial injustice. She is also interested in applying the thinking of Indian political philosophers about caste to the study of race and racism in the United States.

Ethics and Political Philosophy Group Talk (Tristram McPherson, Ohio State)

Tristram McPherson is an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy at Ohio State University. The core of his research centres on foundational philosophical questions about ethics, for example, whether it can be an objective fact that an action is right (or wrong). He also thinks about substantive questions in ethics, including the ethics of our relationships to non-human animals and the ethical significance of climate change.

Ethics and Political Philosophy Group Talk (Alex Guerrero, Rutgers)

Alex Guerrero is the Henry Rutgers Term Chair and an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy at Rutgers University. He also serves as the director of the Rutgers Summer Institute for Diversity in Philosophy. He has worked on a variety of topics in moral, legal, and political philosophy, as well as in epistemology, especially social epistemology. He has further interests in African philosophy, Latin American philosophy, and Native American philosophy.