Auschwitz & Memory

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Over the past 18 months, I have spent a good deal of time researching atrocity and the ethics of images of such. In this I have become increasingly mindful of the power of the sublime, and in particular Kant’s interpretation of beauty and sublime. In an earlier post, I noted that Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) in the Critique of Judgment (Part I, Critique …

The University of Leeds

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I have been a Visiting Professor at Leeds, my Alma Mater, for the last 8 years, working with the Leeds University Business School (LUBS) and the Interdisciplinary Ethics Applied Centre (IDEA CETL).  This week, I was giving three lectures – Big Data, Ethics & Privacy; Marketing, Social Media & Privacy; and International Business. I also took the opportunity to get …