Consuming Choices: Dr. David Schwartz, Randolph College
Wednesday, April 03, 2013   -   7:15 PM
Location:  Chambers Hance Auditorium (CHAM-4121)

David Schwartz is the chair of the philosophy department at Randolph College in Lynchburg, VA. He received his PhD from Rice University, and teaches courses in Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Art, and Classical Greek Philosophy. He will be discussing his book, published in 2010, entitled, “Consuming Choices, Ethics in a Global Consumer Age.” The book "explores whether consumers have moral obligations to boycott products made with immoral practices such as slave labor, animal cruelty, or environmental harm."  Dr. Schwartz will be sharing the insights from his book and discussing these difficult ethical issues with the audience.

This event is hosted by the Vann Center for Ethics, the departments of Political Science and Environmental Studies, and co-sponsored by the Philosophy Department, the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, and the Food, Energy, and Responsible Consumption Clubs.

This event is FREE and open to the public, light refreshments will be served.


Event Type:  Lecture
Contact:  MacIntyre, Amber P