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The Ethics of “Nudge:” How Governments Get Us to Act Against Our Interests

April 10, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

featuring Luc Bovens, Professor of Philosophy, UNC-CH

Part of our “Policy Matters: The Philosophy, Politics, and Economics behind Our Most Pressing Issues” Humanities in Action Series.

This Spring we collaborate with the UNC/Duke Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) Program to highlight this interdisciplinary program’s faculty, who are exploring public issues in their research. For each contemporary challenge, we should ask: What is the ethical course of action? What political risks emerge in confronting it? What are the social and economic costs? Join us for 10 lectures on current controversies that demand ongoing dialogue.

All Humanities in Action events take place at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. There are no preparatory readings for these events.

Program Tuition: Advance registrants pay $18 per lecture ($13 for GAA members) or can take advantage of our special FLYLEAF SEASON PASS—register for all 10 events for $125.00 ($90.00 for GAA members). To check your membership status or to join the GAA, please visit alumni.unc.edu or call 800.962.0742. GAA membership is open to all UNC alumni and friends.

Tuition is $20.00 for everyone paying at the door.

Additional discounts are available for UNC students, faculty, & staff. See our UNC Student, Staff, & Faculty Discounted Registration Policy here.

Click here or call 919.962.1544 to register!

IMAGE CREDIT: Drew Toothpaste

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Date:
April 10, 2018
Time:
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Venue

Flyleaf Books
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Phone:
(919) 942-7373
Website:
http://www.flyleafbooks.com/