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Tue Oct 3, 2017

Thu Oct 5, 2017

Field Philosophy and the 21st Century Research University

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Location: 120 DeBartolo Hall

The university today inhabits a social ecosystem that is knowledge saturated and obsessed with accountability. Though this obviously poses threats to philosophy and the humanities, it also presents huge opportunities.  Seizing these opportunities, however, will require us to reform our institutions. Making philosophy into a discipline was the original sin of twentieth century philosophy. Un-disciplining it shall be the redemptive work of the twenty-first century. I'll lay out a blueprint for a new kind of scholarship, one that co-produces meaning with various publics rather than chugs out knowledge in a vacuum. …

Fri Oct 6, 2017

Forum: Energy & Science Policy in Practice: Working on Local Solutions to Global Problems with Anthony Ingraffea and Adam Briggle

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Location: 214 DeBartolo Hall

When we use the term ‘science policy,’ we all too often mean it as shorthand for national processes of allocating resources, enacting legislation, and crafting rules and regulations. By the time an issue attracts national attention, however, it already has a long history of local conflicts, defined stakeholders and articulated positions that have been honed at the local level. This forum looks at the complexity of science and energy policy at the local level, focusing on responses to fracking in the states of Texas and New York. The event features first-hand accounts by scholars who made a conscious decision to apply their expertise in the contentious arena of fracking policy and regulation.…

Energy and Science Policy in Practice: Working on Local Solutions to Global Problems

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Location: 214 DeBartolo Hall

Dr. Adam Briggle & Dr. Anthony Ingraffea

Co-sponsors: ND Energy - Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame & Environmental Change Initiative 

When we use the term 'science policy' we all too often mean it as shorthand for national processes of allocating resources, enacting legislation, and crafting rules and regulations. By the time an issue attracts national attention, however, it already has a long history of local conficts, defined stakeholders and articulated positions. …

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