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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.

News

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.

Events

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