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Lawrence M. Hinman

Lawrence M. Hinman
Lawrence M. Hinman is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of San Diego. In addition to numerous articles in philosophy, he is the author of

Recent Items:



  • Who's monitoring your online searches and why? --- These Days | KPBS San Diego, March 22 2006
  • Participant in plenary panel on Google and China at the 16th Annual Conference on Computers, Freedom, and Privacy --- Held in Washington, DC. The other participants are Lance Cottrell, Founder, President and Chief Scientist, Anonymizer, Inc.; Sharon Hom, Executive Director, Human Rights In China; Eric Biel, Deputy Washington Director and Senior Counsel, Human Rights First; Fred Tipson, Senior Policy Counsel and Director for International Development Policy Microsoft; and Andrew McLaughlin, Senior Policy Counsel, Google. May 2006


  • Ethical Issues in Search Engine Technology. --- Australian Association of Professional and Applied Ethics, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. June 14, 2006.
  • Moral Imagination. --- Australian Association of Professional and Applied Ethics, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. June 13, 2006.
  • Lessons from the Terri Schiavo case. --- Jointly hosted with Ethics Centre of South Australia which is a joint activity of the 3 Adelaide universities and the SA state government, and the ecumenical St Paulís Centre. June 9, 2006.
  • Why Google matters: implications for privacy and markets. --- Seminar in School of Commerce, University of South Australia, Visiting Scholar series. June 8, 2006.
  • Academic integrity: some ethical considerations. --- Seminar hosted by Hawke Research Institute for Sustainable Societies. June 8, 2006.
  • Values and Ethics across the Curriculum: Three Current Perspectives. --- University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes Campus. June 7, 2006.
  • Moral Imagination in Business, --- Catholic Business Association, St. Rose of Lima, May 31, 2006.

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  Monday Tuesday Wendesday Thursday Friday Room
Phil. 334-02: Robotic Ethics 2:30-5:20         Serra Hall 102
Phil. 321-01: Social Ethics   7:45-9:05   7:45-9:05   Serra Hall 204
Phil. 321-02: Social Ethics   9:15-10:35   9:15-10:35   Serra Hall 204
Office Hours 12:15-2:15 10:40-12:30   10:40-12:30   F-160B*

Typically, I will be around campus on Tuesdays and Thursdays after my office hours.  If you can't make my posted office hours let me know.

*Note new office, inside Logic Center (Founders 160, Suite B)

Dr. Lawrence M. Hinman can be reached at:

Dr. Lawrence M. Hinman, Director
The Values Institute
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
Voice: 619-260-4787
Fax: 619-260-5950