The Penn Center for Philosophy, Ethics, and Public Affairs recently hosted “Trump, Philosophy, and American Politics: Philosophical Implications of the 45th Presidency.” The half-day conference brought together scholars to discuss issues raised by the election, the transition from the Obama administration to the Trump administration, and the early days of the Trump presidency. Speakers examined the future rule of law, media, post-truth politics, race in the election, and much more. Included below are the presentations by Penn Arts and Sciences faculty. To view the event in its entirety, click here.
Lisa Miracchi, Assistant Professor of Philosophy: "Liberals Own Up: Diagnosing Our Intellectual Role in Producing Post-Truth Politics"
Quayshawn Spencer, Assistant Professor of Philosophy: "The Rise of Trump ... How Did Race Matter?"
Claire Finkelstein, Algernon Biddle Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy: "The Trump Administration and the Future of the Rule of Law"