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Hear the Ethics Bowl team!

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• Is the world eternal? YES
• Do humans have contra-causal free will (i.e., can humans do otherwise)? NO
• Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? YES
• Do humans have souls? YES
• Are there natural rights? YES
• Is it morally permissible to eat meat? NO
• Is the unexamined life worth living? NO
• Is truth subjectivity? YES
• Is virtue necessary for happiness? YES
• Can a computer have a mind? YES
• Can humans know reality as it is in itself? YES
• Is hell other people? YES
• Can art be created accidentally? NO
• Can we change the past? NO
• Are numbers real? NO
• Is it always better to know the truth? YES

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USU’s Ethics Bowl team will be discussing some of the cases that will be presented this weekend. Each of these cases is really interesting. Come hear the team present some opinions and arguments, and join in the fun.

Location: ANSC 118
Date: 11/7/12
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Each student will give a roughly 7 minute presentation on a particular case articulating the moral landscape and thought process of the Pro and Con positions. After their presentations there will be a brief ~5 minute Q&A.

Here is the line up:
Justin Solum: Indian Family Law
Jedd Cox: Mean Girls
Erika Lamborn: “Street Art”: Vandalism or Philanthropy?
Ben Harman: Drug Legalization
Justin Jerez: Racial Justice Act
Cameron Hunter: Gay Conversion Therapy
Mathias Fueling There is an app for THAT!

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