Please join us for a Program in Ethics and Public Affairs seminar by Michael W. Doyle, on "A Few Words on Mill, Walzer, and Nonintervention." The seminar paper is available here.
The Program in Ethics and Public Affairs advances the study of the moral purposes and foundations of institutions and practices—both domestic and international. PEPA promotes teaching and research that bring the perspectives of moral and political philosophy to bear on significant issues in public affairs.
Michael W. Doyle isthe Harold Brown Professor of International Affairs, Law and Political Science at Columbia University. His current research focuses on international law and international relations. His major publications include Ways of War and Peace (W.W. Norton); Empires (Cornell University Press); Making War and Building Peace (Princeton Press); and Striking First: Preemption and Prevention in International Conflict (Princeton Press, 2008). He served as Assistant Secretary-General and Special Adviser to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan where his responsibilities included strategic planning (the "Millennium Development Goals"), outreach to the international corporate sector (the "Global Compact') and relations with Washington. He is currently an individual member and the chair of the UN Democracy Fund, elected by the members and appointed by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Co-sponsored by the University Center for Human Values, the Program in Law and Public Affairs, and the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs.