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Stephen Esquith

Ethics and development, democratic political education and ethics and development



Expert on democratic political education, ethics and development, political philosophy, ethical problems in developing countries, including Mali; exchange programs between school children in the U.S. and Mali. He received his bachelor's degree from Harvard University and his doctorate from Princeton University. In 1990 he was a senior Fulbright Scholar in Poland. His scholarly work includes "Intimacy and Spectacle," a critique of classical and modern liberal political philosophy, and "The Political Responsibilities of Everyday Bystanders," a book on the global responsibilities of bystanders relating to severe poverty and violence. He currently teaches classes in ethics and development, political philosophy and democratic theory