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The Centre for the Experimental-Philosophical Study of Discrimination - CEPDISC - is a centre of excellence devoted the experimental-philosophical study of discrimination. CEPDISC has been recommended for a six-year centre establishment grant by the Danish National Research Foundation. The centre is headed by Professor of Political Science Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen. The centre aims to:

  •  establishing a measurable definition of the concept
  •  explore the question of why people find discrimination morally objectionable
  •  find ways to prevent discrimination.


Photo Routledge

2020.12.22 | Research news

The Epistemology and Morality of Human Kinds

New book by Marion Godman

Center Director Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen. Photo: Lars Kruse/AU

2020.12.19 | Ceremony / opening

Inauguration of CEPDISC

On Friday 4. December CEPDISC had its official opening ceremony with a visit from AU’s Rector and with the Director of the Danish National Research Foundation participating on a virtual connection.

Graphic: Unsplash

2020.12.19 | Research news

What is a year of life worth?

The world has spent an incredibly large amount of resources on fighting Corona. Is it worth it? CEPDISC interferes with the debate.


Mon 22 Mar
14:00-16:29 | Bartholins Allé 7 DK - 8000 Aarhus C, 1341-315/Zoom
Algorithmic bias, discrimination and fairness
Seminar by Nina Grgic-Hlaca og Michele Loi