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Levitt Center Hosts Affirmative Action Attorney


Richard Wasserstrom, professor emeritus of philosophy at University of California, Santa Cruz, and a member of the California State Bar, is the final speaker in the Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center 2006-2007 lecture series. Titled "Inequality and Equity," the series has focused on an examination of the causes and consequences of inequality both in the U.S. and at the global level, with an emphasis on policy aimed at achieving equitable outcomes.

Wasserstrom will speak on Monday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fillius Events Barn. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is titled "Racism and Affirmative Action." Wasserstrom specializes in the ethics of affirmative action and has written widely on the topic as well as on a broad range of ethical issues including the morality of law, war and the right to die. He earned his law degree at Stanford University and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Michigan.

Hamilton's Levitt Center is committed to creating opportunities for students to become involved in public affairs. The center contributes to the community through its speakers' series, research projects, surveys and collaborative efforts with local agencies. All events are free and open to the public. For further information, call 859-4451 or e-mail stopi@hamilton.edu.

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