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Thu Jan 31, 2013

Corporate Social Responsibility Seminar

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Location: Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Corporate Social Responsibility Forum
Thursday, Jan 31, 2013
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium

Panel presentation followed by Networking and Dessert Reception
 
PRESENTERS include:
                - Catherine Gunsbury, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, General Mills
                - Judy Jankowski, Director, External Affairs, AT&T Indiana
                - Daniel Hickey, ND Alumnus, Manager of Advisory Practice, Deloitte

RSVP on Go IRISH at careercenter.nd.edu > Events > Workshops > “Corporate Social Responsibility”

Mon Feb 4, 2013

Ethics Cafe

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Location: Geddes Coffee House

How are unmanned weapons changing the ethics of waging war?

Monday, February 4, 2013
3:00-4:00 pm
Geddes Coffeehouse

Explore the way in which the rapidly changing technologies of unmanned and robotic weapons are changing and will change our moral and ethical obligations in war.

With Maj. Gen. Robert Latiff

Tue Feb 5, 2013

Reilly Center Forum - Michael Nelson. "Ecology, Ethics, Policy, and the Wolves and Moose of Isle Royale"

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Location: 131 Decio

"Ecology, Ethics, Policy, and the Wolves and Moose of Isle Royale"

Isle Royale in Lake Superior, North America, is home to the longest continuous study of a predator-prey system in the world.  Currently in the midst of its 55th year, ecologists are learning how wolves and moose interact in this single-predator, single-prey system.  But this isn't just about long-term ecological science.  The Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Project team also includes geneticists, social scientists, film makers, and one bewildered philosopher.  The project has also had important implications for, and direct impact upon, our policies about wolves.  Finally, the project offers an example of efforts to understand something about the human relationship with nature that lies at the edges or fusions of our academic disciplines.…

Eric Schliesser - Hume, Smith, and the Posidonian Argument

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Location: 131 Decio

Eric Schliesser from University of Ghent, Belgium, will be visiting the Notre Dame campus on Feb 4th - 6th as a part of the HPS Speakers Series.

On Tuesday, February 5th, you are invited to join us for a brown bag lunch talk in 131 Decio, starting at 12.30pm. 

The title of his talk is “Hume, Smith, and the Posidonian Argument”

Tue Feb 12, 2013

HPS Reading Group, 4th meeting

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Location: 131 Decio

Enjoy reading the last two chapters of Michael Gordin, The Pseudoscience Wars: Immanuel Velikovsky and the Birth of the Modern Fringe (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012).

Thomas Stapleford and Cliff Arnold will kindly lead the discussion!…

Tue Feb 19, 2013

HPS Reading Group, 5th meeting

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Location: 131 Decio

BAUER, 1992. Scientific Literacy and the Myth of the Scientific Method. University of Illinois Press.

Chapter 3: pp 42-63. How Science Really Works.

Optional (read only if interested in the subject): Bauer, 2001. Science or Pseudoscience. University of Illinois Press. Selections from chapter 7: Deciding About Scientific Anomalies.…

Fri Feb 22, 2013

Astronomy and Cosmology Workshop

Location: 322 Jordan Hall

Cosmology

What role does evidence and reasoning play in astronomy and cosmology? What are some of the philosophical implications of evidential reasoning applied to the largest scales of time and space? This interdisciplinary three-day workshop at the University of Notre Dame will bring together historians of astronomy, philosophers of science, and working astronomers and cosmologists to dialogue on how evidence and reasoning shape our theories of the universe.

For additional information and the rest of the schedule see:  http://evidentialreasoninginastronomy.wordpress.com/

Cyber Security after Stuxnet

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Location: Private workshop

Cyber Security after Stuxnet
A Workshop on Law, Policy, and Technology

This workshop includes Reilly Center Director Don Howard and Reilly Fellow Chris Hamlin, as well as Reilly Center ETNSI members Peter Campbell, Randall R. Dipert, Carolyn Nordstrom, Mary Ellen O’Connell, Scott J. Shackelford, and Aaron Striegel.…

Sat Feb 23, 2013

Astronomy and Cosmology Workshop

Location: Jordan Hall of Science

Cosmology

What role does evidence and reasoning play in astronomy and cosmology? What are some of the philosophical implications of evidential reasoning applied to the largest scales of time and space? This interdisciplinary three-day workshop at the University of Notre Dame will bring together historians of astronomy, philosophers of science, and working astronomers and cosmologists to dialogue on how evidence and reasoning shape our theories of the universe.

For additional information and the rest of the schedule see:  http://evidentialreasoninginastronomy.wordpress.com/

Naval Leadership Weekend

Location: Private event

Naval Leadership Weekend, Feb 21-24, 2013

For the 18th consecutive year, over 200 Naval ROTC students from across the nation will assemble to learn and discuss current issues critical to roles as future military leaders. This event will primarily focus on the practical application of ethics for junior US Navy and Marine Corps Officers who will execute leadership decisions under fire. This year's conference agenda will include a series of lectures, guided dialogues, and a panel discussion with a concentration of ethical leadership decisions throughout the weekend‟s discourse.…

Sun Feb 24, 2013

Astronomy and Cosmology Workshop

Location: Jordan Hall of Science

Cosmology

What role does evidence and reasoning play in astronomy and cosmology? What are some of the philosophical implications of evidential reasoning applied to the largest scales of time and space? This interdisciplinary three-day workshop at the University of Notre Dame will bring together historians of astronomy, philosophers of science, and working astronomers and cosmologists to dialogue on how evidence and reasoning shape our theories of the universe.

For additional information and the rest of the schedule see:  http://evidentialreasoninginastronomy.wordpress.com/

Tue Feb 26, 2013

HPS Reading Group, 6th meeting

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Location: 131 Decio

REISCH, George. 1998. Pluralism, Logical Empiricism, and the Problem of Pseudoscience, Philosophy of Science, Vol. 65, No. 2, pp. 333-348

CAT, Jordi. 2012. Review essay of Stephen H. Kellert, Helen E. Longino, and C. Kenneth Waters: "Scientific Pluralism", Philosophy of Science, Vol. 79, No. 2 (April 2012), pp. 317-325…