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HPPE: Philosophy Matters – “How to get away with bad behavior by using an excuse.”

November 7, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Samuel Zinaich, associate professor of Philosophy, as he discusses the views of the late Banks McDowell (1930-2001) who wrote extensively about the role of excuses in different ethical contexts.

What does McDowell mean by the term ‘excuse’? Zinaich reveals making excuses and judging bad behavior is a more difficult and elusive project than we might know!

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CLO 140

This event is counted toward the CHESS Cup.

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