To provide moral leadership in the metropolitan area, the Center for Ethics organizes various programs and supplies consultation to the community. Services include the following:
Print, radio, and television journalists invited to the Center's events; faculty available to provide information and interviews for local and national media.
Continuing Ethical Education:
Lectures and symposia for community professional groups on issues in applied ethics relevant to their crafts.
Continuing Legal Education:
Legal ethics seminars held by the Center, which collaborates with Georgia State's College of Law and members of Atlanta's legal community.
Ethicists available for private, confidential consultation to parties concerned with ethical issues.
Workshops in business ethics, bioethics, ethics and government, and other areas of applied ethics. Past conference topics include Management Ethics, the Homeless, and Affirmative Action.
Georgia State Faculty and other experts available through Center for lectures and other community events.
In an effort to heighten moral consciousness on campus and to assist those striving to act conscientiously, the Center for ethics supports students, faculty and staff by sponsoring a variety of programs including:
Free events featuring experts on current topics, such as Diversity and Toleration, Freedom of Speech on Campus, Integrity in Politics, and Just War Theory.
Symposia featuring participants known for their work on ethical issues, such as Political Violence, Freedom and Responsibility, and Medical Paternalism.
Student Conferences, Activities, Grants, and Awards:
Conferences organized for student presentations; ethics-in-film series; funding provided to students proposing community projects; awards given to winners of student essay contests.
Guidance available to students, faculty, staff, and university organizations.
Topical, open microphone fora held on the University Plaza.
The Center for Ethics faculty is available free of charge to anyone facing a moral dilemma who seeks counsel.
For more information or to schedule a consultation, contact:
Andrew I. Cohen
Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics
Department of Philosophy
P.O. Box 4089
Atlanta, GA 30302-4089