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PPE Talk: Jennifer Morton

Jennifer Morton is an assistant professor of philosophy at the City College of New York and a senior fellow at the Center for Ethics and Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. "Rags to Riches: Change in Context and Deliberation"

Ethics Around the Table with Rachel Schaevitz

Rachel joined the Program in Humanities and Human Values for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Public Humanities through Fall 2017.  She comes to Chapel Hill from Philadelphia, where she earned her Ph.D. in Media & Communication from Temple University, … Read more

Parr Center Presents: Peter Railton

Peter Railton, "Well-Being and Global Climate Change" Psychological research on human happiness has developed a vast literature on what is called subjective well-being, which is a measure that combines positive feelings and a sense of how well one’s life is … Read more

Parr Center Forum: The Ethics of Gun Control

In the United States, a right to bear arms is enshrined in the Bill of Rights, but there is disagreement about whether and how this right should apply in present social, political, and technological circumstances. This disagreement raises many ethical questions.  For … Read more

National High School Ethics Bowl

The fifth annual National High School Ethics Bowl will be held at UNC from Friday, April 7 through Sunday, April 9, 2017. Teams from across the country will travel to Chapel Hill to participate in the National Competition. If you … Read more