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Nov. 28-29: ‘End of progress’ focus of philosophy talks
November 17, 2017

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – The contested status of social progress and how to support it will be examined during the Frank Fraser Potter Memorial Lecture in Philosophy at Washington State University, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Todd 216.

Oct. 18: Morality, responsibility and prison reform discussed
October 13, 2016

By Debbie Brudie, Humanities Planning Group

joseph-campbellPULLMAN, Wash. – An interdisciplinary approach to prison reform will be presented by Washington State University professor of politics, philosophy and public affairs Joseph Campbell in a free, public presentation at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, in Goertzen Hall 21.

March 2: Professors debate God, science, meaning
February 29, 2016

why-are-we-herePULLMAN, Wash. – A dialogue about God, science and the nature of reality between a Washington State University philosophy professor and a chemist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the CUB auditorium. A Q&A session and reception will follow.

Feb. 23-24: Protecting world treasures from war
February 9, 2016

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Joris-Kila-in-MaliPULLMAN, Wash. – A world leader in rescuing precious objects of cultural heritage from the ravages of war will present two free, public addresses at Washington State University Feb. 23-24.

Feb. 11: Ethics of fetal tissue research considered
February 9, 2016

Fetal-tissue-researchPULLMAN, Wash. – Differing views about the ethics of using fetal tissue in scientific research will be presented at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in CUE 203 at Washington State University.

Feb. 9: WSU philosopher speaks on the ethics of punishment
February 3, 2016

Matt-StichterPULLMAN, Wash. – Criminal justice reform, punishment and ethics will be considered by Matt Stichter, Washington State University associate professor of philosophy, at a free, public common reading lecture at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in CUE 203.