How emotions shape our moral and political beliefs A lecture by Nannerl Keohane Distinguished Visiting Professor David Pizarro (Cornell University). In recent years a great deal of psychological research has highlighted the powerful role emotions play in shaping our attitudes … Continued
Event Category: 2013 - 2014
The second annual National High School Ethics Bowl will take place on April 4 & 5, 2014. Top teams from high schools around the country will travel to UNC-Chapel Hill to compete in the National Championship. Proudly hosted at the … Continued
Professor Pettit, the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values at Princeton University, works broadly in political theory and philosophy. His books include The Common Mind (OUP 1996), Republicanism (OUP 1997), A Theory of Freedom(OUP 2001), Rules, … Continued
Mara Buchbinder, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Medicine, will present her work entitled, "Ethical Dimensions of Abortion Practice in the Context of New Laws." Mara will share preliminary findings from her study of the impact of the 2011 Woman’s … Continued
Professor Carole Pateman from UCLA, will be giving a talk — “Where is Democracy Heading?” — on Monday, April 28th, at 4:30 pm, in Hamilton 355. Professor Pateman’s publications include Participation and Democratic Theory (1970), The Problem of Political Obligation … Continued
This session with Professor Shepherd, whose writing and teaching have illuminated many of the quandaries that present around decision making for patients with serious illness. Advance directives are typically viewed as conducive to better conversations about care in this context … Continued
The philosophy department cordially invites our graduates and their families for a ceremony at 12:00 p.m. in Howell hall, followed by an outdoor reception in the courtyard.
Difficult research ethics cases from the NIH Clinical Center and their implications for policy presented by Douglas MacKay, PhD More information about this event...
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The “School to Prison Pipeline” broadcast will feature three short presentations followed by an extended question-and-answer session with the studio and remote audiences. This year's presenters are: Anthony A. Peguero, PhD, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Virginia Tech; Thalia Gonzalez, JD, Assistant … Continued