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February 27, 2014 at 10:09 am

Global Injustice and Global Poverty, March 27

Professor Thomas Pogge of Yale University will give a public lecture about global poverty, titled “Global Injustice,” On Thursday, March 27, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Walter 135.

The lecture will be followed by discussion with the audience about global poverty and climate change.

Pogge is Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs and Director of Yale University’s Global Justice Program. He is the author or co-author of the following books, among others:

  • Tax Abuses, Poverty and Human Rights (London: International Bar Association 2013)
  • Politics as Usual: What Lies behind the Pro-Poor Rhetoric (Cambridge: Polity Press 2010)
  • The Health Impact Fund: Making New Medicines Accessible for All (Oslo and New Haven: Incentives for Global Health 2008)
  • World Poverty and Human Rights: Cosmopolitan Responsibilities and Reforms (Cambridge: Polity Press 2008)
  • John Rawls: His Life and Theory of Justice (New York: Oxford University Press 2007)
  • Realizing Rawls (Ithaca: Cornell University Press 1989)

In addition Pogge has authored many articles on these topics and has won many prestigious awards. For more information about Pogge, visit his website.

This event is co-sponsored by Ohio University’s Philosophy Department and Institute for Applied and Professional Ethics.

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