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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

April 2019

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

April 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilson Library, 200 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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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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