Guest lecturers Lionel McPherson and Mario de Caro at EPIIC: Immigration and the Idea of Europe

by tuftsigl
Dec 04

On Thursday, December 3, 2015 Guest Lecturers: Lionel McPherson and Mario de Caro spoke on "Immigration and the Idea of Europe."

Lionel K. McPherson is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Tufts University. His research interests include normativity, the basis and extent of obligations, war and terrorism, and race. Between philosophy schoolings, he worked at Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) and wrote arts criticism. His publications include "Blackness and Blood: Interpreting African American Identity" (with Tommie Shelby, Philosophy & Public Affairs, 2004), "Is Terrorism Distinctively Wrong?" (Ethics, 2007), and "Normativity and the Rejection of Rationalism" (The Journal of Philosophy, 2007).

Mario De Caro teaches Moral Philosophy at Università Roma Tre. Since 2000 he has also been teaching at Tufts University. He received his first degree and his PhD in Philosophy at University of Rome "La Sapienza". He spent two years at MIT as a Visiting Graduate Student and one at Harvard University as a Fulbright Fellow.  He is Associate editor of the Journal of the American Philosophical Association, forthcoming for Cambridge UP in 2015 and a member of the editorial and scientific boards of several international journals. He is Vice President of the Consulta Filosofica Italiana, a former President of the Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy, and a member of the American Philosophical Association on whose Committee on Academic Career Opportunities and Placement he served 2009-2013.


Listen to the class here!


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