Articles tagged with mccoy-family-center-for-ethics-in-society-at-stanford-university

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Barbara H. Fried

The philosophy of personal responsibility has ruined criminal justice and economic policy. It’s time to move past blame.

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Deborah Chasman

The Bowen H. McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society at Stanford University has partnered with Boston Review to share content from its fellows and guest lecturers.

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Rob Reich

We should examine the potential of online learning with an open mind.

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Richard White

There was a time when Americans valued "competency" over riches and saw wealth as the cause of poverty.

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David V. Johnson

An Interview with Larissa MacFarquhar on extreme moral virtue.

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David B. Grusky Emmanuel Saez

Emmanuel Saez and David Grusky discuss why taxation, though a blunt instrument, might be the best available solution.

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Gavin Jones

Writers of the Gilded Age unsettled the comfortable relations between failure and poverty, wealth and success.

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Rob Reich

The modern foundation is an institutional oddity in a democracy. A democratic society is committed to the equality of citizens, but foundations are the voice of plutocracy.

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Debra Satz David B. Grusky Rob Reich Doug McAdam

The writers—including Nobel Laureate in Economics Kenneth Arrow and bestselling authors Paul and Anne Ehrlich—lay out what our country’s principles are, whether we’re living up to them, and what can be done to bring our institutions into better alignment with them.