Hoover Chair

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The Hoover Chair (French: Chaire Hoover d'éthique économique et sociale), was established at the University of Louvain (UCLouvain) in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, by Pierre Macq in 1991. This was made possible by a generous donation from the Hoover Foundation for university development. Notable lecturers include Prof. Philippe Van Parijs, Axel Gosseries, Jean-Michel Chaumont, Hervé Pourtois and Christian Arnsperger.


  • Stimulate research and teaching that make room for an explicit and rigorous discussion of ethical issues.
  • Organize activities which contribute to a clear and well informed public debate about ethical issues.[1]

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  1. ^ "UCL - Chaire Hoover d'éthique économique et sociale". Uclouvain.be. Archived from the original on 2013-10-14. Retrieved 2013-10-12.