Department of Humanities Tentative Colloquium Schedule
Date Presenter Presentation Title Document
February 20

Alice Dreger
Northwestern Universtiy
Feinberg School of Medicine

Why Not Engineer Normality in Children?

Spring 2015 Sawyier Philosophy Lecture in Science, Technology, and Society

Crawford Auditorium, 104 Engineering 1

2:30 p.m. Light refreshments at 2:00 p.m.
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March 6

Michael Davis
Humanities and CSEP, IIT

Ethical Issues in the Global Arms Industry: A Role for Engineers

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March 27

Asia Ferrin
Sawyier Pre-doctoral Teaching Fellow, Humanities

Good moral judgment and decision-making without deliberation

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April 10

Elisabeth Hildt
Humanities and CSEP, IIT

What will this do to me and my brain? Ethical issues in Brain-to-Brain Interfacing.

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April 17

Lou Agosta

A Rumor of Empathy in Philosophy
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April 24

Laura Seger
Sawyier Pre-doctoral Teaching Fellow, Humanities

The Rise of Negative Results Journals Download paper.
April 30

Darcia Narvaez
University of Notre Dame

Nancy Snow
Marquette University

Moral Psychology Symposium:
Narvaez on "Moral Complexity and Shifting Moral Mindsets"
Snow on "How Habits Make Us Virtuous"

MTCC Ballroom

4:00 p.m.

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All colloquiua except the Sawyier Lecture will take place in the conference room in 218 Siegel Hall beginning at 2 p.m.unless otherwise announced.