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D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership

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JUSTICE: A Conference on the Cardinal Virtues

The D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership
Viterbo University
La Crosse, Wisconsin

April 13–14, 2007

April 13

Session I

  • Family Size, Distributive Justice, and Environmental Ethics – Heidi M. Giebel, University of St. Thomas
  • Radical Friendship with God: Meister Eckhardt on Justice – John Thompson, Duke University

Session IIa

  • Friendship and Justice in Plato’s Republic: Socrates’ Just Treatment of Polemarchus – R. Michael Olson, St. Michael’s College
  • Aristotle on Justice and Friendship – Andrew Barrette, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Session IIb

  • Immigration and Social Justice – Eric Kraemer, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • Achieving Justice by Ameliorating War through Collective Security – Keith Knutson, Viterbo University

Session III

  • The Utilitarian Basis for Justice: Aiming for a Happy World – Andrew Gustafson, Creighton University
  • Endorsement, Theocracy and Liberal Democracy – Nicholas K. Meriwether, Shawnee State University

1:45–2:45 p.m. – Session IV

Session Va

  • Cries Against Injustice and Dehumanization: The Literary Voices of Nazi Death Camp Victims – Gregory Paul Wegner, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • The Value of Justice in an Age of Bio-politics – Lissa Skitolsky, Luther College

Session Vb

  • Disparities in Health Care: Is Ethics Part of the Problem? – Mark Repenshek, Columbia St. Mary’s Health System
  • Keynote Lecture – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
  • From Anger to Justice: the Well-Tempered Soul – Paul Woodruff, University of Texas at Austin

April 14

Session VIa

Session VIb

  • At the Foundations of Information Justice – Matt Butcher, Loyola University Chicago
  • Paul Haggis’ Crash: Serving the Public in Los Angeles and St. Louis County, Minnesota – Thomas W. Zelman, College of St. Scholastica

Session VIIa

  • Are There Any Just Wars? – Steve Viner, Washington University
  • The Importance of Jus in Bello – David K. Chan, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Session VIIb

Session VIII

Session IXa

  • Jesus on Economic Justice in Luke: Accommodationist or Subversive? – James Metzger, Luther College

Session IXb

  • Just Ricoeur – David H. Fisher, North Central College
  • An Ethics of Justice vs. An Ethics of Care: Irreconcilable Paradigms or Ultimate Opportunity? – Jason Howard, Viterbo University