Ira W. DeCamp Bioethics Seminars    

Peter Singer, Director

The Ira W. DeCamp Bioethics Seminars are open to all students, faculty, and interested members of the public. Seminars range across a wide variety of topics at the intersections of philosophy, ecology, biology, medicine, and public policy. The seminar series is made possible by a generous grant from the Ira W. DeCamp Foundation.

  1. Wednesday, May 11, 2016 "Responsibility without Wrongdoing" Julie Tannenbaum, Pomona College Monique Wonderly, Chair; Elinor Mason (LSR Visiting Fellow), Respondent Bowl 2, Robertson Hall, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Ira W. DeCamp Bioethics Seminars
  2. Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Will MacAskill, University of Oxford TBD, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Ira W. DeCamp Bioethics Seminars
    Will MacAskill is an associate professor in Philosophy at Lincoln College, Oxford. He cofounded two non-profits: 80,000 Hours, which provides research and advice on how one can best make a difference through his⁄her career, and Giving What We Can, which encourages people to commit to give at least 10% of their income to the most effective charities. These organisations helped to spark the effective altruism movement.

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