Consuming Choices: Ethics in a Global Consumer Age
David Schwartz, Randolph College
PUBLIC LECTURE: Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 7:30 pm, Hance Auditorium
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.