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"Smartphone & Location Privacy:                                            Do We Know Too Much About the Lives of Others?

 Speaker: Susan Bergeron, Ph.D. 

 Location: Edwards Recital Hall

 Time: 3:30 p.m. 

 Modern technologies raise a number of ethical questions: corporations exploit the details of our whereabouts in                          ways that  violate our privacy, or that individuals use this technology to stalk others.  Susan Bergeron from the                      Department of Politics and  Geography will discuss these and other ethical questions raised by location based                          technologies in this session.

"Is CCU A Business?"

 Location: Wheelwright Auditorium

 Time: 3:30 p.m. 

 Higher education has undergone tremendous change: inexpensive, high quality online courses, tuition that outpaces                    the rate of inflation, and an increasing number of for-profit instititions. Colleges have to change. Some suggest that        colleges need better business plans, while others claim it is a fatal and ethical mistake to concieve of universities as                    businesses. This panel discussion will allow CCU stakeholders to explore the issue.

"Living Well:                                                                      What Does Pleasure and Happiness Have To Do With It?

 Speaker: Cliff Sosis, Ph.D. 

 Location: Edwards Recital Hall

 Time: 3:30 p.m. 

 Cliff Sosis from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies will discuss reasons why one might resist or reject a  reductionistic theory of well-being. He will argue that the term "well-being" refers to a natural phenomenon and that the  method we traditionally use to evaluate accounts of well-being is of limited usefulness. As an alternative, he will defend a  hedonistic conception of well-being, called "dynamic hedonism."