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Tina Rulli: Examining ethics of science and tech

Tina Rulli: Examining ethics of science and tech

Using DNA to engineer an island full of dinosaurs like in Jurassic Park sounds like far-fetched science fiction, but engineering the genetic makeup of animals, and even human embryos, is already possible. As science pushes forward, ethicist and philosophy professor Tina Rulli sees this technology as a hot spot of moral issues, and wants society to take a step back to decide whether it’s good or bad before people use it.

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Roberta Millstein: Engaging with science theory and practice

Roberta Millstein: Engaging with science theory and practice

Roberta Millstein isn’t a scientist, but that doesn’t stop her from making an impact on science by examining its underlying ideas.

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Pondering Perception: Zoe Drayson

Pondering Perception: Zoe Drayson

By Maya Weeks - Assistant Professor of Philosophy Zoe Drayson adopts an interdisciplinary, naturalist approach at the intersection of philosophy and the mind sciences.

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The Metaphysics of Mortals: Cody Gilmore

The Metaphysics of Mortals: Cody Gilmore

By Andrew McCullough – In a recent paper, Associate Professor of Philosophy Cody Gilmore distinguishes between “personal” and “external” time, exploring immortality, time travel, and the philosophy of physics in the process.

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