Thinking

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Being Human in the 21st Century – Toward New Thinking

April 26–29, 2011
Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, PA, USA

This was a rare opportunity to present my research to an audience including people with cognitive disabilities: at a symposium celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Camphill movement in North America.

Camphill is a worldwide movement of vibrant lifesharing communities where people with and without developmental disabilities strive together to reach their full potentials.

Cognitive Disability: A Challenge to Moral Philosophy

September 18-20, 2008
Stony Brook Manhattan
New York, NY, USA

This is a video of my presentation at the first international conference on cognitive disability, which I helped organize.

My paper is entitled "Duties of Justice to Citizens with Cognitive Disabilities."

Videographer: Michele Torre

An Excellent Teacher Must Be an Excellent Learner

April 28, 2010
Brooklyn, NY, USA

As a teacher, my main concern was learning how to learn alongside my college students.  In 2010 I received the 2010 Newton Award for excellence in teaching at Long Island University's Brooklyn campus. This video shows David Cohen, the Dean of Arts and Sciences introducing me, followed by my acceptance speech.

The Trouble with John Rawls

February 26, 2006
New York, NY, USA

This is a song I wrote for fun in 2003, while working on my dissertation.  It's about the political philosopher John Rawls, whose works are voluminous, important, influential, and... click on the video to find out!