David Crocker

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David A. Crocker
Born (1937-10-04) 4 October 1937 (age 77)
Nationality American
Institution University of Maryland
Field Development ethics
Alma mater Yale University

David A. Crocker (born 4 October 1937),[1] is Senior Research Scholar in the School of Public Policy, at the University of Maryland,[2] he is also the founder and former president of the International Development Ethics Association (IDEA).[3] His work[4] has also been cited by the United Nations Human Development Report.[5]

Education[edit]

David Crocker gained his bachelor's degree in psychology from DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, in 1959. He also has three degrees from Yale University (M.Div in Philosophy of Religion 1963, MA in Philosophical Theology and Philosophy of Religion 1965, and a Ph.D in Philosophical Theology and Philosophy of Religion 1970).[2]

Academic career[edit]

Media[edit]

Crocker was one of a number of leading philosophers who, at the 1998 World Congress of Philosophy, were interviewed by Michael Malone for the television series, A parliament of minds: philosophy for a new millennium.[8][9]

Bibliography[edit]

Films[edit]

  • Michael S. Malone (host) Michael Tobias (dir) (1999). A parliament of minds: philosophy for a new millennium (Democracy, ethics and the relevance of philosophy / David Crocker) (TV Mini-Series documentary / VHS video). produced for PBS by KTEH/San Jose Public Television and JMT Productions in association with the Wisdom Channel. OCLC 48127065. 

Books[edit]

  • Crocker, David (2008). Ethics of global development: agency, capability, and deliberative democracy. Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521885195. 

Chapters in books[edit]

  • Crocker, David A (1995), "Functioning and capability: the foundations of Sen's and Nussbaum's development ethic", in Nussbaum, Martha; Glover, Jonathan, Women, culture, and development: a study of human capabilities, Oxford New York: Clarendon Press Oxford University Press, pp. 153–199, ISBN 9780198289647 
  • Crocker, David; Robeyns, Ingrid (2009), "Well-being and agency", in Morris, Christopher W, The philosophy of Amartya Sen, Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 86–90, ISBN 9780521618069 

Journal articles[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crocker, David A.". Library of Congress. Retrieved 8 July 2014. found: Ethics of consumption, 1997: CIP t.p. (David A. Crocker) data sheet (b. 10-04-37) 
  2. ^ a b c "David Crocker, vitae". Ethics of empowerment. May 2007. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "About: History of IDEA". Wordpress. IDEA: International Development Ethics Association. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 
  4. ^ Crocker, David A (2007). "Deliberative participation in local development". Journal of Human Development and Capabilities | Special issue: selected papers from the 2006 International Conference of the Human Development and Capability Association (Taylor and Francis) 8 (3): 431–455. doi:10.1080/14649880701462379. 
  5. ^ United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, ed. (2010). "Chapter 1. Reaffirming human development | The original statement". Human Development Report 2010 | 20th anniversary edition | the real wealth of nations: pathways to human development. New York, NY: United Nations Development Programme. p. 13. ISBN 9780230284456.  Pdf version.
  6. ^ Morris, Christopher (2009), "Contributors", in Morris, Christopher, Amartya Sen, Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. xi, ISBN 9780521618069 
  7. ^ "HDCA fellows". Human Development and Capability Association. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 
  8. ^ Michael S. Malone (host) Michael Tobias (dir) (1999). A parliament of minds: philosophy for a new millennium (Democracy, ethics and the relevance of philosophy / David Crocker) (TV Mini-Series documentary / VHS video). produced for PBS by KTEH/San Jose Public Television and JMT Productions in association with the Wisdom Channel. OCLC 48127065. 
  9. ^ "A Parliament of Minds: 109. David Crocker - Democracy, Ethics and the Relevancy of Philosophy". San Francisco State University / Academic Technology. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 

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