Events By Tag: “Philosophy”

  • Biotechnology and Global Health: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Virtual

    This talk is part of Ethically Speaking: A UCF Interdisciplinary Series on Contemporary Moral Issues. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has exposed myriad vulnerabilities and inequities in global health. One major lesson that the world must learn is how biotechnology and access to biotechnical infrastructure have impacted the course of the pandemic and the distribution of its burdens. Discussions of global-health …

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  • Quantification in Ethics

    Virtual

    This talk is part of Ethically Speaking: A UCF Interdisciplinary Series on Contemporary Moral Issues. Ethics is usually thought of as involving no quantification — it is about discussing principles and resolving dilemmas with arguments just in words. But many ethical decisions require a degree of quantification, precise or imprecise. Just because humans have an equal ethical worth (itself not …

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