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Philosophy Professor Lectures on “Equality Without Documents”

Michael Blake, associate professor of philosophy and public policy at the University of Washington, will give a lecture on Friday, Oct. 21, at 5 p.m. in Huntley Hall 327 at Washington and Lee University.

The title of his talk, which is free and open to the public, is “Equality without Documents: Political Justice and the Right to Stay.”

Blake has a joint appointment in the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington.

Blake’s first book, under contract with Oxford University Press, is currently titled “Liberal Equality and Foreign Policy.” He is also the author of over 20 publications and five book reviews.

Blake holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Stanford University and a B.A. in economics and philosophy from University College, University of Toronto. He did his legal training at Yale Law School.

While at W&L Blake will talk to the Ethics of Globalization class being team taught by  Angela Smith of the philosophy department and Sandy Reiter of the business administration department.