Most Recent Event
War in the Age of Intelligent Machines: A Debate
7pm, March 21, 2018
Saint Mary’s University
Dr. Noel Sharkey, Chair of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control and Principal Spokesperson, Campaign to Stop Killer Robots
Dr. Duncan MacIntosh, Professor of Philosophy, Dalhousie University
Dr. Noel Sharkey debates Dr. Duncan MacIntosh on the role of autonomous weapons and killer machines. To what degree should we be concerned?
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Upcoming & Recent Presentations
Dr. Stan Kutcher Professor, Psychiatry Dalhousie University
We’re bombarded online with idealized images of the #BlessedLife, from the perfect vacation to the perfect self. This presentation asks how social media and the wellness industry pathologize our negative emotions to sell us the cure.
2017-18 Series: Seven Deadly Sins
November 2, 2017 Disentangling Burma’s Rohingya Tragedy
November 16, 2017 Seven Deadly Sins – If ‘Greed is Good,’ How Much is Too Much?
November 22, 2017 Ethics in the Evening – Media Coverage of Terrorism
November 27, 2017 Sheri Fink – The Ethics of Evacuation
January 24, 2018 Seven Deadly Sins – Gluttony: Food for Thought
March 22, 2018 PRIDE: NEW DATE – JUNE
April 26, 2018 Seven Deadly Sins – Wrath: Moral Grandstanding
May 30, 2018 Seven Deadly Sins – Sloth: How do we try to cope in trying times?