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2021 Mudd Center of Ethics Virtual Conference
The Roger Mudd Center of Ethics will host an undergraduate conference over Zoom on Saturday, March 6 from 2:00 to 5:30pm and Sunday, March 7 from 9:00 to 11:30am. Selected students will present their papers to their peers and W&L faculty. Professor Nandi Theunissen of the University of Pittsburgh will give the keynote address entitled, “An Explanation of the Value of Human Beings”.

Conference Schedule:
Saturday, March 6, 2:00 to 5:30 pm
2:00-2:10 pm: Opening Remarks
2:10-2:50 pm: “Kantian Forgiveness: A Shared End,” by Sofia Stutz, Northwestern University
2:50-3:00 pm: BREAK
3:00-3:40 pm: “The Biopolitical and Return of the Ethical,” by Andrew Gillespie, Eastern University
3:40-3:50 pm: BREAK
3:50-4:30 pm: “An Analysis of the Morality of Infanticide,” by Roslyn Valdespino, Northwestern University
4:30-4:40 pm: BREAK
4:40-5:20 pm: “Medical Rationing, Moral Thinking, and Common Morality,” by Robert Campbell, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Sunday, March 7, 9:00 to 11:30 am
9:00-10:30 am: Keynote Address: "An Explanation of the Value of Human Beings,” by Professor Nandi Theunissen, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh
10:30-10:40: BREAK
10:40-11:20 am: “Thoughts, Thinkers, and a Hollow Substitution for Mental Privacy,” by Justin Wong, Harvard University
11:20-11:30 am: Closing Remarks
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