Social Trust: Its Significance for Reconciliation


Location: C103 Hesburgh Center

Trudy Govier, Professor of Philosophy, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Govier will offers an account of social trust, emphasizing its significance in contexts of post-conflict reconciliation. Govier’s talk will also highlight Mahatma Gandhi’s theory of the close relationship between ends and means. Her talk will analyze examples from Somalia, Sierra Leone, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.