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Services

Serving Atlanta

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:

Media Resource:
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.

Consulting:
Ethicists available for private, confidential consultation to parties concerned with ethical issues.

Workshops/Conferences:
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.

Faculty Experts:
Georgia State Faculty and other experts available through Center for lectures and other community events.

Activities on Campus

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:

Lectures:
Free events featuring experts on current topics, such as Diversity and Toleration, Freedom of Speech on Campus, Integrity in Politics, and Just War Theory.

Academic Conferences:
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.

Counseling:
Guidance available to students, faculty, staff, and university organizations.

Student Speak-outs:
Topical, open microphone fora held on the University Plaza.

Consulting

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
Director

Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics
Department of Philosophy
P.O. Box 4089
Atlanta, GA 30302-4089

404-413-6111
aicohen(at)gsu.edu