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Magdalena Środa, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Warsaw, Poland presents the next lecture in the Women’s and Gender Studies Lecture Series. Professor Środa’s areas of specialization include ethics, social and political philosophy, and feminist philosophy. A noted public intellectual in Poland, she publishes a regular column in Gazeta Wyborcza and she has edited Philosophical Review since 1993. Dr. Środa served as the Undersecretary of State and Plenipotentiary for Equal Status of Men and Women in Poland in the cabinet of Marek Belka. Her major works include The idea of dignity in culture and ethics (1993), Individualism and its critics: Contemporary disputes between liberals, feminists and Communitarians about the company, community and equality (2003), and Women and Power (2009). She was elected to the Polish Academy of Sciences in 1996 and was the key organizer of the Congress of Women in Poland in 2009.
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