Our fantastic Department Manager, Sandy Staley, has been featured in the Friday Center’s Student Spotlight and on the front page of the local Burlington newspaper, Times-News. Please see here for the full Friday Center interview, and here for the Times-News article!
The sixth annual National High School Ethics Bowl will be held at UNC – Chapel Hill on April 20 – 22, 2018. High School students from across the country will travel to the UNC campus to compete in the National Championship during an exciting, informative, and fun-filled weekend. This event is proudly hosted by the Parr Center for Ethics.
November 3 – 5, 2017
Claire Miller Lecture: Linda Zagzebski (Oklahoma)
Russell Jones (Harvard): “The Real Challenge of Plato’s Republic”
Commentator: Rachana Kamtekar (Arizona)
Kenny Easwaran (Texas A&M): “The City as a Collective Agent”
Commentator: Ryan Muldoon (Buffalo)
Niko Kolodny (U. Cal. Berkeley): “Political Corruption”
Commentator: Sophia Moreau (Toronto)
Elisabeth Camp (Rutgers): “Manipulative Meaning: Insinuations, Slurs, and Metaphorical Insults”
Commentator: Richard Heck (Brown)
National High School Ethics Bowl competition featured in the The News & Observer. Read about it here.
Please see here to read about this generous Balter Family donation!
We are delighted to announce that Markus Kohl (currently at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville) will be joining us in Chapel Hill as an Assistant Professor in our Department as of July 1, 2017!
Please see here to read the full article!
We are pleased to announce that a recent UNC Philosophy graduate, Vida Yao, has won the 2017 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award in the area of Humanities & Fine Arts. Vida will be recognized at The Graduate School’s Annual Graduate Student Recognition Celebration on April 20th at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center.
There is a nice short story about the UNC’s PPE Minor in College Town.