Justice and National Happiness

Professors Jennifer Wilson Mulnix (UMass-Dartmouth) and Michael J. Mulnix (Salem State) gave the first lecture in the Philosophy Department Colloquium series on Wednesday, November 5.  “Justice and National Happiness” explored the promise and challenges of conceptualizing political justice when conceiving the aim as gross national happiness.  The next speaker will be Professor Christopher Arroyo (Providence College) who will present “Can Kant Teach Us Anything in the Same-Sex Marriage Debate?” on November 19 at 5 pm.