Philosophy and Society Cirlce Conference at CCSU, Oct. 6 – 7, 2016

The CCSU Philosophy and Society Circle will present six lectures Thurs, Oct 6 – Fri, Oct. 7 on the topic:
The Arts, Sciences and Humanities in the Digital World:

First Day: Thursday, October 6, 2016 – Place: Student Center 13 SC 1849 220

  • 10:30-11:15am: Dr. Robert Paul Churchill, Elton Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University,
    “Dispossession, Wonder, and the Self in the Digital Age: Can You Be Who You Want to Be?”
  • 11:30am-12:15pm: Dr. Rocci Luppicini, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa, Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Technoethics and Member, Institute for Science, Society and Policy,
    De-marginalizing Ethical Inquiry For Our Evolving Technological Society”
  • 2:00-2:45pm: Dr. David Blitz, Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy and Honors Program Central Connecticut State University,
    “Information Technology and Three Thinkers: Darwin, Russell and Bunge”
  • 3:00pm-3:45pm; Alejandra Emilia Iannone , Minnesota Dance Theater & The Dance Institute,
    “You Tube University”

Second Day: Friday, October 7, 2016 – Place: Marcus White Hall Living Room (2nd floor)

  • 10:30-11:15am: Dr. Gabriel R. Ricci, Associate Professor of Humanities at Elizabethtown College,
    “Technology and the Recovery of the Epicurean library at Herculaneum”
  • 11:30am-12:15pm: A. Pablo Iannone, Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Central Connecticut State University,
    “The Appreciation of Cultural Expressions in the Digital World”

For additional information please call the CCSU Department of Philosophy (860) 832-2915


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