Wednesday, October 21, 2015

A conversation with Ruth Starkman, PWR lecturer at Stanford University and adjunct professor
of philosophy at the University of San Francisco on Aristotle, virtue ethics, and friendship.


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Dr. Ruth Starkman has been teaching writing and ethics since 1986.

She is the writing specialist for Stanford's Dept of Computer Science and teaches courses like "The Rhetoric of Biomedical Ethics" and "Science, Democracy and Social Media."

In addition to teaching and tutoring students, she writes on ethics, political theory,  medicine, science, and higher education.

She edited the volume Transformations of the New Germany (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006) and has written two books in German and Hebrew.

She is also the author of a forthcoming book on Hannah Arendt.

Read her contributions to The Huffington Post here :