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Person Clarence Lang
by David Price last modified Feb 20, 2020 09:54 AM
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Person Douglas R. Cavener
by David Price last modified Feb 20, 2020 09:53 AM
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Ethics Colloquium—Erin Heidt-Forsythe—Canceled
by David Price published Feb 18, 2020 last modified Mar 12, 2020 08:28 AM
Reproductive Futures: Transgender Youth and Fertility Preservation
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Philosophy as a Transitional Genre: On Richard Rorty’s Intellectual Bequest
by David Price published Dec 17, 2019 last modified Mar 24, 2020 01:01 PM
The Richard Rorty Society held its second international conference at Penn State's Nittany Lion Inn November 22–24, 2019. The blog of the American Philosophical Association (APA) featured the conference, which focused on Rorty's Ethics, and discussed it in detail with the Rock Ethics Institute's former associate director Eduardo Mendieta.
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Hil Malatino Featured on Talks at Google
by David Price published Dec 11, 2019 last modified Mar 24, 2020 01:17 PM
In this presentation of Talks at Google, Rock Ethics Institute research associate and assistant professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Hil Malatino discusses the research in their book Queer Embodiment: Monstrosity, Medical Violence, and Intersex Experience. They have spent their career dismantling the idea that biological sex is binary. In this talk, they explore the trauma and dehumanization that stems from our collective cultural insistence that it is – and what we can do to change that.
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Elizabeth Ransom Publishes Global Meat
by David Price published Nov 05, 2019 last modified Mar 20, 2020 04:30 PM
Elizabeth Ransom is Associate Professor of International Affairs and Senior Research Associate at Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State. Her book, Global Meat: Social and Environmental Consequences of the Expanding Meat Industry, was published in October 2019.
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Lippin Lecture to Focus on Technology and Inequality
by David Price published Nov 04, 2019 last modified Mar 20, 2020 04:34 PM
How new technology exacerbates inequality will be the focus of the Rock Ethics Institute’s coming Richard B. Lippin Lectureship in Ethics. Scholar and author Virginia Eubanks’ speak on Thursday, April 2, 2020.
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New HEEP Initiative Makes First Faculty Hire
by David Price published Nov 04, 2019 last modified Mar 20, 2020 04:37 PM
The Rock Ethics Institute has hired the first researcher for its new HEEP initiative. HEEP is an effort to look at the ethical issues surrounding human health comprehensively. Christine Costello, whose PhD is in civil and environmental engineering, will join Penn State in December.
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"Author Meets Critic" Events Held
by David Price published Nov 04, 2019 last modified Mar 23, 2020 05:00 PM
The Rock Ethics Institute recently conducted the first two events in its Author Meets Critics series. Featuring critical analyses of new books by REI Core Faculty Jonathan H. Marks and Hilary Malatino, Author Meets Critic allows authors to receive critical commentary about their work from experts in their fields in front of a live audience.
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Ethics Alone Can’t Fix Big Tech
by David Price published Apr 29, 2019 last modified Mar 24, 2020 03:37 PM
Daniel Susser, assistant professor in the College of Information Sciences and Technology and research associate in the Rock Ethics Institute, recently published an article on big tech, ethics, and compliance in Slate.
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