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October 2019

Ethics Around the Table: Kim Strom-Gottfried

October 23 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Toy Lounge, 200 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Integrity Amid Adversity Competitive pressures, unrealistic workloads, efficiency mandates, pressing deadlines, and bureaucratic red tape can all turn well-meaning workplaces into environments where integrity suffers. This session, created in honor of Global Ethics Day and the 2019 theme of Ethics in Action, will address the ways to reclaim and sustain personal and organizational integrity amid challenging circumstances.   Please register for this event here.

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Parr Center Presents: Robin Jeshion

October 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Caldwell 105, 240 East Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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"What's Wrong with Slurs?"   Robin Jeshion is a professor at the University of Southern California who does research in philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and lately, on social philosophy. ¬†She has been the recipient of a Burkhardt Fellowship and spent a year as a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.

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November 2019

Parr Center Presents: Erin Kelly

November 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

"The Failure of Retributive Justice" The belief that people convicted of crimes deserve punishment is commonplace. Yet the punitive conception of individual responsibility commonly associated with retributive justice exaggerates the moral meaning of criminal guilt, normalizes excessive punishment, and distracts from shared responsibility for social injustice. These problems with the retributive theory become clearer once we see that the retributive theory of criminal justice neglects the importance of the relationship between the practice of punishment and the broader requirements of…

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Ethics Around the Table: Yolonda Wilson

November 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Toy Lounge, 200 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Race, Pain Management, and Epistemic Credibility   Please register for this event here.

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January 2020

North Carolina High School Ethics Bowl

January 25, 2020
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Parr|Bioethics Joint Lecture Series: Maggie Little

January 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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February 2020

Parr Center Forum: Christine Tappolet and Gopal Sreenivasan

February 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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March 2020

Parr Center Presents: Alvaro Bedoya

March 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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April 2020

Parr Center Presents: Grant Rozeboom

April 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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National High School Ethics Bowl

April 18, 2020 - April 19, 2020
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