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Presenting Science to the Public in a Post-Truth Era

Friday, May 24, 2019 4-7pm Dodd Center Auditorium With Dr. Åsa Wikforss (Stockholm University), Dr. Michael Lynch (University of Connecticut), Dr. Tali Sharot (University College London) Sponsored jointly by the Science of Learning & Art of Communication (SLAC) program and the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute (UCHI) How can we present scientific information to the […]

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SEWing Circle Featured Speaker: Deborah Mower

   “Moral Conviction and Civility” Thursday, December 6, UCHI Conference Room, 2:00 – 3:30 PM  Deborah Mower is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Mississippi, and specializes in Moral Psychology, Applied Ethics, Moral Education, Virtue Ethics, and Asian Philosophy.  American political discourse has always been combative but recent years have brought a […]

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Engagement

The Conviction Workshop – February 1-2, 2019

“How ought we to believe?” For the participants at The Conviction Workshop, this question raised a number of concerns about the nature, function and appropriateness of “conviction.” As a moral, cultural, emotional and political concept, conviction bridges the ground between belief and action. For some, moral convictions can serve to protect or correct normative structures; […]

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ICD Vlog: Community Outreach Dialogues

ICD Vlog: Community Outreach Dialogues Team Members: Cynthia Meléndez Montoya, Graduate Student, International Studies-Latino Studies, UConn-Storrs Sara Cook, Program Coordinator, Community Outreach, UConn-Storrs

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