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Center for Ethics Lecture- "Moral Injury"

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April 18, 2016

Friday, April 22, UMD’s Center for Ethics and Public Policy is sponsoring a public lecture.


News Release — For info contact Lori Melton,, 218-726-8830.

On Friday, April 22 from 6–8 pm, UMD’s Center for Ethics and Public Policy is sponsoring a public lecture by Dr. Duane Cady (Hamline University) on how we injure ourselves morally by acting violently. The event will take place at UMD’s Solon Campus Center room 120. 

This event is free and open to the public.

Duane L. Cady has been teaching at Hamline for forty years and has been recognized for his teaching with the Grimes Award at Hamline (1999) and was United Methodist Foundation Educator of the Year (2005). He is author of From Warism to Pacifism: A Moral Continuum (1989; 2nd ed. 2010), Moral Vision: How Everyday Life Shapes Ethical Thinking (2005), co-author of Humanitarian Intervention: Just War vs. Pacifism (1996), and co-editor of three anthologies. 

He has published more than fifty articles in professional journals on the history of philosophy, ethics, and nonviolence. Cady was a visiting scholar at Westminster College, Oxford, England (1988), visiting professor at Trier University, Germany (2004), and served six years on the National Council of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR). He was president of both the Minnesota Philosophical Society (1981) and Concerned Philosophers for Peace (1991). Cady was honored to give the Hanna Lectures in Philosophy on "Pluralism and Moral Progress" in 2012. 

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