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The Center for Professional and Applied Ethics provides leadership in 21st-century ethics education and research in the Greater Charlotte region and beyond.  Read more...

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Spring Events at the Center

As the Fall semester winds down, we'd like to take the opportunity to let you know of some Spring programming for the Center.  We have a number of interesting and challenging speakers - there's three main groups.  We'll let you know of another couple of events as they take final shape, and will (as usual) post flyers and further details for the events below as they get closer.  In...

Ken Kipnis

Ken Kipnis, "Is it a boy or a girl? Intersexuality in the pediatric patient"

November 4, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Kenneth Kipnis, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hawaii, has been doing ethics work in hospitals since 1983, when he was present following the birth of a child with ambiguous genitalia. He consulted on the inadvisability of "normalizing" surgery for that infant, and later collaborated with Milton Diamond, an international expert on reproductive anatomy, on a co-authored paper on the...


Association for Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP)

October 30, 2015 - 7:30am - 3:30pm
The Ethics Center and GCACRP hope that you can join us for GCACRP's annual Fall Conference Friday 10/30, this year at the David H. Murdock Research Institute at the Kannapolis Research Campus. Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:30 AM and our program will conclude at 3:30. Plan to stay for a tour of the campus after the conference. Please see the attached agenda for a list of speakers,...

Hasana Sharp

Dept. of Philosophy Presents: Hasana Sharp, "The Strange Companionship of Spinoza and Feminism"

November 2, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Hasana Sharp is Associate Professor of Philosophy at McGill University in Montreal.  She earned her PhD from the Pennsylvania State University (2005) and a diplôme (pensionnaire scientifique étranger) from the Ecole Normale Supérieure des Lettres et Sciences Humaines (2004). Her research is in the history of political philosophy with a focus on Spinoza.

Breakfast Slides

September 9, 2015 - 7:30am - 9:00am
Thanks to everyone who made it to our annual breakfast this morning!  For those who couldn't make it, I've attached a pdf version of my slides.  I tried not to use too much text, but you'll get the idea...

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