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Fall 2014 Events

1) Saturday, December 6 (Castle View Room, second floor of the Student Union Building on Felician’s Rutherford, New Jersey campus, 1-5 pm)*: Fall Symposium
“Psychiatric Medication: Promise or Peril? An Interdisciplinary Discussion.”
Participants to include Robert Whitaker (author of Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America); Raymond Raad (Forensics Research Fellow, New York State Psychiatric Institute)**; Peter Economou (Counseling Psychology, Felician College; Founder, Counseling and Wellness Center, New Jersey); and Christian Perring (Philosophy, Dowling College).

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. RSVP appreciated. Please contact Irfan Khawaja at <khawajai @ felician.edu> if you plan to attend.

*Note that the location of this event was changed on October 22, 2014. It had previously been scheduled for a location on the Lodi campus.

**Raymond Raad replaces our originally-scheduled speaker, Cheryl Kennedy.

Sponsored by the Felician Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs, the Felician College Graduate Program in Counseling Psychology, and the Felician College Department of Psychology

Spring 2015 Events

1) March 2015 (exact date and time TBA): Felician Current Research Workshop
David Hershenov
(SUNY, Buffalo) and Rose Hershenov (Niagara University), “Health, Harm, and Potential”
Sponsored by the Felician Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs

2) Wednesday, April 8, 2015 (Castle Board Room, Rutherford campus, 1-2:15 pm): Felician Current Research Workshop
Irfan Khawaja, “Three Objections to Jason Brennan’s The Ethics of Voting: Character Voting, Strategic Voting, and the Common Good”
Sponsored by the Felician Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs

3) Saturday, April 25, 2015 (Felician College Rutherford Campus, 9 am – 6 pm): Ninth Annual Conference of the Felician Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs. Our plenary speaker will be James Stacey Taylor of The College of New Jersey, author most recently of Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics (Routledge, 2012), and editor of The Metaphysics and Ethics of Death: New Essays (Oxford, 2013). His paper is “Markets in Political Votes: A Moral Defense.”
Sponsored by the Felician Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs

Check back here for updates, or better yet, sign up for them over to the right.

If you’re interested in doing a Felician Current Research Workshop during the 2014-2015 academic year, please contact Irfan Khawaja at <khawajai at felician dot edu>.

Martin Hall on Felician’s Rutherford campus, site of the concurrent sessions at the Felician Ethics Conference

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