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April 2019

2019 Adams Symposium: Why is Climate Change so Difficult to Address or Stop? – Day Two

April 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
UNC Center for School Leadership Development, 140 Friday Center Drive NC 27517 United States + Google Map

The third annual symposium in honor of distinguished UNC philosopher Maynard Adams (1919–2003) will examine the problems of climate change and environmental ethics. The keynote speaker is Philip Kitcher, John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, who argues that the humanities must engage with the ethical and political challenges of the environmental crisis that is transforming the earth’s climate. The symposium will draw upon philosophical and humanistic insights to explore these urgent questions: Why have the warnings of climate…

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