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Ethics and Cognitive Science Assistant Professor Search

Ethics and Cognitive Science Assistant Professor Search

The Department of Philosophy of the University of California, Davis announces an entry level tenure- track Assistant Professor position. The Area of Specialization (AOS) for the position is Ethics and Cognitive Science, and the Area of Competence (AOC) is open.

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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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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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