“Designer Babies” Lecture Slated for 9/15

The Henry Rutgers Term Chair for Ethics, Health, and Society and the Department of Philosophy and Religion will host “Designer Babies: Choosing Our Children’s Genes,” with guest lecturer Dr. Bonnie Steinbock, Professor Emerita of SUNY–Albany, on Friday, September 15th.  Dr. Steinbock will discuss how new technology gives us hope to one day cure or prevent … Read more of “Designer Babies” Lecture Slated for 9/15

Register Now for the Consent to Sex Workshop on 4/28

The Department of Philosophy and Religion and Dr. Eric Chwang, Henry Rutgers Term Chair in Ethics, Health, and Society, will present a “Consent to Sex Workshop” on Friday, April 28.  All are welcome, but registration is required.  The schedule is as follows: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.: “Reasons for Yes: What Makes Consent Affirmative?”, Margo … Read more of Register Now for the Consent to Sex Workshop on 4/28

Philosophy and Religion Student Achievement and Research Celebration on 4/25

On Tuesday, April 25, join the Department of Philosophy and Religion as they honor the research and achievements of their undergraduate students.  The luncheon will feature mini-presentations by students, the announcement of department awards, and the celebration of graduating students. The event begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Armitage Hall Faculty Lounge.  Contact Dr. Melissa … Read more of Philosophy and Religion Student Achievement and Research Celebration on 4/25

“Ethics of Animal Agriculture” Lecture Scheduled for 4/16

Rachel Atcheson, Director of the Philadelphia branch of The Humane League, will present the lecture “Ethics of Animal Agriculture,” on Thursday, April 16th, from 12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.  This event will take place in the West AB Conference Room in the Campus Center.  Lunch will be provided.  This free event is open to all. This event … Read more of “Ethics of Animal Agriculture” Lecture Scheduled for 4/16

Dept. of Philosophy and Religion Present Islam and Media Panel on 11/19

On Wednesday, November 19th, the Department of Philosophy and Religion will present the panel discussion, “Islam and the Media Debate on the Sources of Violence and Terrorism.”   On a recent episode of Real Time with Bill Maher, Maher and guest Sam Harris described Islam as a major source of violence, terrorism, abuses of women’s … Read more of Dept. of Philosophy and Religion Present Islam and Media Panel on 11/19

Dept. of Philosophy and Religion To Offer Lecture on Non-Violence vs. Violence on 10/14

The Department of Philosophy and Religion will present a lecture called “Non-Violence or Violence?: Gandhi and Fanon in International Conflict,” on Tuesday, October 14th, starting at 12:30 p.m.  Dr. Tal Correm, a part-time lecturer for the department, is the guest speaker.   The event will take place at 429 Cooper Street, in Room 104.  Lunch … Read more of Dept. of Philosophy and Religion To Offer Lecture on Non-Violence vs. Violence on 10/14