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Fall 2014 Events

1) Wednesday, September 24 (407 Kirby Hall, 1-2:15 pm): Felician Current Research Workshop
Greg Sadler
(Marist College), “Just What Are Platonic Virtues?”
Sponsored by the Felician Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs.

2) Saturday, December 6 (time and location TBA): Fall Colloquium
“Psychiatric Medication: Promise or Peril? An Interdisciplinary Discussion.”
Participants to include Cheryl Kennedy (Psychiatry, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ); Christian Perring (Philosophy, Dowling College); and Robert Whitaker (author of Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America). Sponsored by the Felician Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs.

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) 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.”

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

Page modified: September 17, 2014 (IK)

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