We are very pleased to announce that Devin Singh and Walter Sinnot-Armstrong will present their work-in-progress, “The DSM-5 Definition of Mental Disorder” at our next meeting, which will be WEDNESDAY, June 11 from 7:00PM-8:30PM in room 213 of Caldwell Hall. Please contact Dan if you plan to attend or would like a copy of the paper.
We are very pleased to announce that Jesse Summers (Duke University) will present his work-in-progress ”Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc: Some Costs and Benefits of Rationalization” at the next PPRG meeting, which will be THURSDAY, May 29 from 7:00pm-8:30pm in Room 213 of Caldwell Hall. Please RSVP (contact Dan) if you plan to attend the meeting. A copy of the paper will be distributed to the list-serv the week prior to the talk.
Here is a link to the Call for Abstracts for the 2014 International Neuroethics Society Meeting in Washington, D.C. The deadline for abstracts is May 15. The page also contains info about the First Annual INS Student Essay Prize.
There is a discussion of Professor Hawkins’ recent paper in Ethics at PEA Soup. Valerie Tiberius comments on the paper and discussion follows. Here is a link to the thread.
We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Hawkins (Trent Scholar in Bioethics, Associate Research Professor of Philosophy, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Duke University) will present her work-in-progress ”Happiness, Unhappiness and Suffering” at the next PPRG meeting, which will be Tuesday,
May 6 May 13 from 7:00pm-8:30pm in Room 213 of Caldwell Hall. Please RSVP (contact Dan) if you plan to attend the meeting.
We do plan to meet every two weeks this summer. Our day and location have changed. We’ll meet on Tuesdays in Room 213 of Caldwell.
Robert Newsom will present his work-in-progress, “Risk, Gender and Disparity in Nursing Disciplinary Outcomes” at our next meeting on Wednesday, April 23 from 7:00-8:30pm in Room 208 of Caldwell Hall. The talk is a follow-up to our November 2012 meeting on the same topic. Professor Newsom will share some of his recent findings the topic. There are no advance readings for this discussion.