The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility talk by Jennifer Morton on December 10, 2019

Inclusive Teaching at Princeton:

The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Held on Tuesday, December 10, 2019  

 

In this talk, Morton argued that there are ethical costs upwardly mobile students must bear if they are to dramatically transform their life circumstances. These costs affect their relationships with family and friends, their sense of cultural identity, and their place in their community and they are ethical in so far as they concern those aspects of life that give it value and meaning.

Speaker: Jennifer M. Morton '02, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York