Can you afford (not) to be an ethical consumer?

Move with the Current

Join us for the third talk in our Move with the Current lecture series - topical talks by leading academics.

Can you afford (not) to be an ethical consumer? by Professor Christian Barry

Christian Barry's research focuses on ethical theory, philosophy of action, and international justice. His recent work includes a book with Sanjay Reddy, International Trade and Labour Standards: A Proposal for Linkage (Columbia University Press), and articles in Philosophy & Public Affairs, Journal of Political Philosophy, Journal of Moral Philosophy, Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Review of International Studies, International Affairs, and Ethics & International Affairs. His new book Responding to Global Poverty: Harm, Responsibility and Agency, (co-authored with Gerhard Øverland) has recently been published by Cambridge University Press. He currently holds an Australian Reasearch Council Discovery Grant for the project The Ethical Responsiblities of Consumers and is working on a book on that topic (co-authored with Kate Macdonald and under contract with Oxford University Press).

The Pop-Up Village is open for dinner before and after the event. Grab a bite and a drink and feel free to enjoy in the Club prior to the talk. Doors will open 30 minutes prior, so drop in early and grab a good seat!

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Move with the Current: Christian Barry

In this Move with the Current talk, Professor Christian Barry from ANU Philosophy discusses whether consumers have special ethical responsibilities when it comes to buying products, and if so, what courses of actions might be called for.

Posted by Arts & Social Sciences at ANU on Wednesday, 16 May 2018
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