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About Lawrence Blum

Lawrence Blum is Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Education and Professor of Philosophy. His scholarly interests are in race theory, moral philosophy, moral psychology, moral education, multiculturalism, social and political philosophy, philosophy of education, the philosophy of Simone Weil, and, more recently, philosophy and the Holocaust, and ethics and race in film. He has taught at UMass Boston since 1973, and has been a visiting professor at UCLA (in Philosophy), Stanford (in Education), and Teachers College, Columbia (in Education).


Present Professor of Philosophy & Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts & Education, University of Massachusetts Boston