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Philosophy majors to help bridge the Tech Talent Gap


Tech is facing a talent gap, partially due to the dearth of formal data science degrees at major universities — and according to one CEO, philosophy majors are stepping up to fill in.

FIU philosophers and the Florida Philosophical Association


SPEAKER: Kenneth Henley (FIU): “Moral and Legal Luck and the Equal Worth of Victims” SPEAKER: Marilynn Johnson (FIU): “On Prum’s Theory of Biotic Aesthetics” Program Coordinator: Laurie Shrage (VP and incoming President of FPAe

Interview of Professor Laurie Shrage


On October 9 FIU Professor Laurie Shrage visited the Parr Center for Ethics at the University of North Carolina as a Distinguished Speaker. Professor Shrage gave a lecture titled "Contract Sex: Decriminalization vs. Legalization." A recording of an interview she also gave can be found by following the link provided.

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Upcoming Events

No Stone Age Unturned

12/01/2017 09:00 AM

An international group of archeologists and philosophers will meet to discuss what the Upper Paleolithic (Late Stone Age) can teach us about the nature of mind, culture, and life's enduring questions. Sessions run from 9-5 on Dec.1st & 2nd. This event is free and open to the public. Faculty and students are especially welcome to attend. We acknowledge the generous support of Mr. Allan Wesler who made this event possible.