Abstract: Economics has always been shadowed by a movement denouncing its practitioners, attacking its assumptions, rejecting its conclusions, and protesting its influence. Historian of economics William Oliver Coleman calls the movement anti-economics. But what used to be an innocent pastime … Read more
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We will discuss Cynthia Rudin’s article “Stop Explaining Black Box Machine Learning Models for High Stakes Decisions and Use Interpretable Models Instead” Email Thomas Hofweber for more details.
Want to understand the complex world in which we live? Consider UNC’s five-course minor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics that lets you satisfy Gen. Ed. requirements with an assortment of courses that together add up to more than the sum of their parts. The PPE … Read more
Pizza will be available after the talk, so stick around! This event satisfies a CLE credit. *The venue for this event has a max capacity of 91; once the room has filled, no one else will be allowed entry, so … Read more
Join the UNC Philosophy department for a series of short presentations on intriguing Philosophical ideas. (1) Welcome and Introduction: Matt Kotzen (Host) (2) Elijah Parish: Introducing the Undergraduate Philosophy Club (3) Carla Merino-Rajme (15 Minutes Presentation): Does Time Really Pass? … Read more
PPE Society@Carolina will be viewing Inferno at this student-run event! Come watch Inferno with us and enjoy pizza and beverages! Discussion after the movie.
Second Applied Epistemology Workshop The Epistemology of Science Communication: New Directions Registration for this event is required. Please register HERE. The second AEP workshop will be on the epistemology of science communication. It will be held on September 22-23, 2023 … Read more
Dr. Gregg Caruso discusses his book "Rejecting Retributivism: Free Will, Punishment and Criminal Justice" (Cambridge University Press, 2021) Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for Zoom link Within the criminal justice system, one of the most prominent justifications for legal punishment is retributivism. The … Read more