May 12, 2016
Dr. Benjamin Hale
U. of Colorado Boulder
"The Lingering Value of Technological Artifacts"
Thursday, May 12, 11 AM — 12:30 PM
Bldg 10 Room 223
Electronic waste is the fastest growing form of waste worldwide. Unfortunately, disposal is not straightforward and recycling is hindered by a tendency of consumers to resist recycling their e-waste.
Transcendental Meditation Talk Thursday, 11AM to Noon
Feb 24, 2016
This Thursday from 11 AM-Noon in 52-E27, the Religious Studies program is hosting a talk titled "Transcendental Meditation Today."
Ethics of Surveillance
Jan 29, 2016
The United States government has created an unprecedented intelligence-gathering apparatus, allegedly capable of storing a hundred years' worth of the world's communications. What, if anything, is wrong with this staggering data collection andstorage? Is intelligence gathering necessary for safeguarding Americans? Or does it constitute an unjustified violation of privacy? Join Dr. Ryan Jenkins of Cal Poly's philosophy department for a presentation and discussion on the ethics of ubiquitous surveillance.
Enhancement Technologies and Disabilities
Jan 22, 2016
Virginia Tech philosophy Professor Ashley Shew will present “We Can Rebuild You: Disabled Bodies and Technological Imagination” at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 22, in Philips Hall in the Performing Arts Center at Cal Poly.
Virginia Tech Philosopher to Discuss Human Enhancement Technologies and Disabilities on Jan 22
Jan 4, 2016
Virginia Tech philosophy professor Ashley Shew will deliver a special invited talk on human enhancement technologies and disabilities at 11 am. Friday, January 22, in Philips Hall (Building 06-124 in the Performing Arts Center) at Cal Poly.
Shew’s talk is titled “We Can Rebuild You: Disabled Bodies and Technological Imagination.”
Cal Poly to Host ‘Yoga in America’ May Lecture Series
May 11, 2015
The Cal Poly Religious Studies Program will host two events exploring the history and challenges of yoga in America on Tuesday, May 19, and May 26 on campus.
‘Perspectives on Religion and Society’ Series Set for February and March at Cal Poly
Mar 6, 2015
Cal Poly will host three events exploring “Perspectives on Religion and Society” from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Feb. 10 and 17, and Thursday, March 5, on campus.
Santa Clara Ethics Professor to Discuss Software, App Design March 5 at Cal Poly
Mar 3, 2015
Santa Clara University Philosophy Professor Shannon Vallor will speak on “Ethics for Software/App Design” at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Advanced Technology Laboratories (Building 7) at Cal Poly.
Influential Philosopher to Talk Jan. 29 at Cal Poly
Mar 3, 2015
Philosopher Bas van Fraassen will give a presentation at Cal Poly titled “Hempel’s Dilemma,” at 11:10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, in the Corporation Administration Building (No. 15), Room 135.
Mar 6, 2013
The Philosophy Department hosts free public lectures throughout the year. Stay tuned for a list of events scheduled for academic year 2016-17.