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Professor’s visit proved inspirational

26 November 2012

Rachel Atkinson

World-leading philosopher Thomas Pogge’s discussion on Global Justice praised by attendees

A globally renowned Professor of Philosophy has delivered an “inspirational” public lecture at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

German-born Thomas Pogge, who is a part-time Professor of Political Philosophy at UCLan’s Centre for Professional Ethics, presented his influential views on Global Justice.

The Director of the Global Justice Program at Yale University, who has working relationships with leading universities across the globe, introduced his research on moral obligations in the 21st century.

“I have already had emails about what an inspirational speaker Thomas is”


The lecture, organised by UCLan’s School of Health, was be followed by a panel discussion with UCLan’s Professor Doris Schroeder, Professor Tim Thornton and Samuel Ujewe.

Professor Schroeder said: “I have already had emails about what an inspirational speaker Thomas is and how proud we should be that he is in the Centre as a part-timer.”

The talk was one of 10 Thomas gave during the week while he was over in the country.