Philosophy Department URC

Thursday, April 23, 2020
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Myers, Mary Beth

The Philosophy Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) is a mosaic of concise and meaningful student presentations. Join us in thinking a bit more deeply, a bit more broadly on issues of personal and social concern.

Our contributors have recorded videos of their presentations which will be available for viewing starting Tuesday, April 21 at 5 PM EDT. URC attendees are encouraged to view the recorded presentations here before joining the zoom session. 

Zoom Session: The real-time conference will be held from 4 to 6 PM EDT Thursday, April 23. It will consist of brief synopses of three presentations followed by discussion, and then brief synopses of two presentations followed by discussion. The order of presentations to be discussed is below and subject to change.

Group One
  1. Caroline (Piper) Gibson: “An Evaluation of Punishment and the Utility Calculus”
  2. Gordon Unzen: “Finding a Place for Contemporary Psychology in the Marxist Worldview”
  3. Emma Wick: “Women's Reproductive Rights, Abortion, and Communism: A Complex Connection”
Group Two
  1. Dylan Wheeler: “Artificial Intelligence as a Disinformation Engine”
  2. Liliana Mangan: “Value Driven Science and Artificial Intelligence”
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Meeting ID: 603-862-2060
Password: philosophy 

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