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Tuesday  14 February 2017  18:30 - 20:00

CEP Public Events

LIONEL ROBBINS LECTURES Economics and the Cultivation of Virtue: The Hard Problem of Inter-Group Morality

Jeffrey Sachs (Columbia University)

The most difficult moral challenges involve the interaction across groups, whether nation states, private companies, or ethnic groups. In all such cases, there is the deep tendency towards inter-group conflict. The cultivation of group virtue to underpin inter-group peace and cooperation is an especially daunting challenge.