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March 2020

3rd Annual Chapel Hill Normativity Workshop

March 6 @ 3:00 pm - March 8 @ 12:00 pm

The 3rd Annual Chapel Hill Normativity Workshop will be held on March 6th-8th, 2020. The workshop will feature a keynote talk by Kieran Setiya (MIT), plus seven more papers selected via an open call. There will also be social events on both the Friday and the Saturday evenings. The workshop is co-organized by Alex Worsnip (UNC) and Chris Howard (McGill). For more details, visit the workshop's website at normativity.web.unc.edu. Pre-registration for this workshop is required. To express interest in registering, please email…

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PPE in a Time of Pandemic: Moral Dilemmas, Moral Risk, and Science in a Democratic Society

March 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom, https://unc.zoom.us/j/943493437 + Google Map

The UNC Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program  is delighted to announce a new program of online conversations to take place live, online, on Friday afternoons. Each panel will feature prominent experts in social and political thought grappling with the implications of living and thinking through these extraordinary times. It is our hope that these moderated panels will provide a means to promote intellectual community in trying times, to supplement educational programming now that the university has moved online, and to…

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April 2020

Ethics Around the Table (via Zoom!): Jim Thomas (UNC Gillings School of Public Health)

April 3 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

"Ethical Pandemic Control"   This event will be held via Zoom. Please use this link to join the meeting at 12:15pm on Friday, April 3rd.  

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PPE in a Time of Pandemic: Games, Public Policy, and the Pandemic

April 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom, https://unc.zoom.us/j/943493437 + Google Map

C. Thi Nguyen - Games, Public Policy, and the Pandemic Friday, April 3rd, 3PM ET Zoom Link: https://unc.zoom.us/j/943493437 A strikingly large number of Americans are now subject to shelter-in-place orders. Many will turn to games to pass the time with family and friends, whether in person or online. The games that they play, and the ways in which they exercise their agency in doing so, have broader political and social significance than might at first be apparent. In this conversation with…

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PPE in a Time of Pandemic: Research, Expertise, and Existential Risk

April 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Research, Expertise, and Existential Risk Friday, April 10th, 3PM ET Zoom Link: https://unc.zoom.us/j/943493437 Science, when done properly, moves slowly. Pandemics move much faster. What balance ought researchers strike between the demands of accuracy and urgency in the race to develop a vaccine and new treatments for COVID-19? How should experts respond to worries about the spread of information—and misinformation—during a pandemic? What lessons should we draw from our current situation about existential risk more generally? In conversation with Ryan Doody (UNC),…

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PPE in a Time of Pandemic: Universal Basic Income and the Coronavirus Crisis

April 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Universal Basic Income and the Coronavirus Crisis Friday, April 17th, 3PM ET Zoom Link: https://unc.zoom.us/j/943493437 Karl Widerquist (Georgetown University Qatar) in conversation with Fabian Wendt (UNC Chapel Hill). Karl Widerquist is the author of Independence, Propertylessness, and Basic Income: A Theory of Freedom as the Power to Say No (Palgrave Macmillan 2013), a founding editor of the journal Basic Income Studies, and he recently wrote an opinion piece in The Guardian on the idea of an emergency universal basic income.  

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CRÉ-Parr-Hoover Joint Conference (via Zoom)

April 27 - April 28

Join the Parr Center for Ethics for a joint conference with Montreal’s Centre for Research on Ethics and the Hoover Chair at the University of Louvain in Belgium!   This event will be held via Zoom. To request Zoom access, please reach out to Jordan Lifer at jordan.lifer@unc.edu. The complete program is as follows:   27 April 2020 9:30  Refia Kadayifçi (Chaire Hoover) – “Neutrality of Effects and Discrimination Law” 10:15  Manuel Valente (Chaire Hoover) – “The Age-based Right to a…

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Teaching Philosophy Online Workshop

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom, https://unc.zoom.us/j/943493437 + Google Map

An online workshop to discuss some of the tricks, tips, and challenges of teaching philosophy online.

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May 2020

POSTPONED — Philosophy Department Commencement Ceremony & Reception

May 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

THE 2020 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

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June 2020

PPE in a Time of Pandemic: Protest, Civil Disobedience and Resistance

June 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Protest, Civil Disobedience and Resistance Friday, June 19th, 3PM-4PM ET Zoom Link: https://unc.zoom.us/j/943493437 What are the particular political and moral challenges of engaging in struggle, protest, and resistance during a pandemic? What strategies are likely to be effective? And, what hope can protestors have of securing lasting change during these challenging times? We invite you to join us for a live panel with Briana Toole (Claremont McKenna College) and William Paris(Northwestern University). In a conversation moderated by Simone Gubler (UNC Chapel Hill),…

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