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HASS Colloquium Series (By Shazade Jameson) – Global Data Justice in an era of Big Data: What are the questions for Singapore’s Smart Nation?
The ‘big data revolution’ is a powerful tool transforming human and economic development. Data-driven decision-making seems to answer the needs for efficiency, transparency, objectivity and security. [...]
HASS Colloquium Series (By Associate Professor Ioannis Kalogerakos) – ‘The Philosophy of Human Affairs’: Ethics and Politics in Aristotle
Aristotle approaches ethics and politics as intertwined branches of philosophy. He argues for the interconnection between ethics and politics (i) by outlining the dimensions and the extent of human actions, individual and social alike, (ii) by declaring the essence of man as a political, i.e. a social being, and (iii) by underlining the role of city(/state) for the unfolding of man’s humanity and the achievement of happiness. [...]
This book aims to examine how urbanization and the urban process can create new ethical categories, shape new moral identities and relations, and lead to consequences that are morally significant. [...]