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GALBRAITH J K
1908 - 2006
Canada United States
Influential American economist engaging in critical social commentary regarding the workings of capitalism in large companies and unions, advertising and affluence, and extending to foreign policy and war. An ethical gadfly with a challenging perspective on present trends – matching that of the distinctive view from his own physical height.
John Kenneth Galbraith interview (9 mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Cs51eEunK8
1922 - 1982
Canada, United States
American sociologist with particular interest in how people present themselves to each other and in human communication generally. Self-awareness and self-projection are important ingredients in moral education.
1911 - 1980
From his research in contemporary culture and technology, he concluded that the media of communication are even more determinative of civilisation than the information they convey. Thus printing and mass media create different human beings than existed before them. He would find the evidence from mobile phone and internet usage to elaborate this hypothesis.
'The Future of Man in the Electric Age' (16 mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pcoC2l7ToI
Character Development Group
Citizenship,Democracy and Ethnocultural Diversity
Forum for Philosophy and Public Policy: Democracy and Diversity Newsletter
Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre
W Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics