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September 2015

PPE Talk: Harry Brighouse

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Harry Brighouse is a Professor of Philosophy and Affiliate Professor of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. To see a complete bio, please visit his website. This event is free and open to all; pizza will be provided.

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Ethics Around the Table

September 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for a Parr Center “Ethics Around the Table” event! Lunch will be provided, and registration is kindly required. Please stay tuned for speakers, a talk abstract, and registration information. Questions? Please email Katie at kfanfani@unc.edu.

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PPE Undergraduate Weekend Seminar

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Caldwell Hall 213,
240 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This is an intensive one day seminar on “Equality: Whether and Why It Matters” for undergraduates.  Professor Barry Maguire will be leading the discussion. There will be four sessions: What is Equality of Opportunity? What is Equality of Status? Does Equality matter for its own sake, or instrumentally? What is the relationship between Equality and Liberty?  Is distributive justice an illusion? Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, will be provided. Registration in advance required.  Space is limited.  If interested, please contact Professor…

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October 2015

Ethics Around the Table

October 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for a Parr Center “Ethics Around the Table” event! Lunch will be provided, and registration is kindly required. Please stay tuned for speakers, a talk abstract, and registration information. Questions? Please email Katie at kfanfani@unc.edu.

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PPE: Public Choice Seminar

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Caldwell Hall 213,
240 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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An intensive, one day seminar for undergraduate students. Funding for this event is provided by the Institute for Humane Studies through a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation.

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Chapel Hill Metaethics Workshop

October 30 @ 12:00 am - November 1 @ 12:00 am

The first annual “CHillMeta” will be held at UNC on October 30 – November 1, 2015.  Please see the conference website for complete workshop information.

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November 2015

PPE Talk: Kate Manne

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Kate Manne is an Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Cornell University. To see a complete bio, please visit her website. This event is free and open to all; pizza will be provided.

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PPE Talk: Erik Angner, “Behavioral Economics, Libertarian Paternalism, and the Nudge Agenda”

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Erik Angner is Associate Professor of Philosophy, Economics, and Public Policy at George Mason University. For a complete bio, please visit his website. This event is free and open to all; pizza will be provided.

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Ethics Around the Table

November 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for a Parr Center “Ethics Around the Table” event! Lunch will be provided, and registration is kindly required. Please stay tuned for speakers, a talk abstract, and registration information. Questions? Please email Katie at kfanfani@unc.edu.

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December 2015

PPE Talk: Gene Nichol

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Gene Nichol is Boyd Tinsley distinguished professor of law and Director of the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity at the University of North Carolina. From 2005-2008, he was president of the College of William and Mary. Nichol was Burton Craige professor and dean of the law school at UNC (1999-2005); law dean at the University of Colorado (1988-1995); and Cutler professor and director of the William & Mary Bill of Rights Institute (1985-1988). To read a complete bio, please visit…

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