Please join the HMS Division of Medical Ethics and Program in Ethics and Health for…
“Strings Attached: Untangling the Ethics of Incentives”
Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, Duke University
Thursday, February 28, 2013
12:00 – 1:15 PM
HMS Division of Medical Ethics
1st Floor Conference Room
641 Huntington Avenue, Boston
A light lunch will be provided. RSVP required to DME@hms.harvard.edu.
Ruth Grant is a Professor of Political Science at Duke University and a Senior Fellow at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, specializing in political theory and political ethics. Her most recent book, Strings Attached: Untangling the Ethics of Incentives, examines moral concerns raised by the pervasive use of incentives to shape behavior. Her seminar talk will propose an ethical framework for thinking about the promises and limits of incentives, including the use of incentives in public health.