Tag: philosophy

The ethics of investing in new infrastructure in the United States

Posted by on May 14, 2021

President Joe Biden’s proposed $2 trillion investment in the nation’s infrastructure over the next decade comes as encouraging news to groups such as the American Society of Civil Engineers. But with every infrastructure plan comes a host of potential ethical issues that national, state and local leaders need to consider: gentrification, the potential effects of change in climate, impacts on local culture and the availability of affordable housing, to name a few.

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S&T researcher’s new book reimagines philosophy ‘basics’

Posted by on May 13, 2021

A new book written by a Missouri S&T researcher aims to better introduce students to philosophical ideas and concepts by reimagining what introductory material is presented in a beginner philosophy course.

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Philosophy of the STEM student

Posted by on February 22, 2021

Missouri S&T is known as a top-notch STEM research university. A vital component of that high-quality education is helping tomorrow’s engineers, city planners, computer scientists and others understand the ramifications of their work. Courses and research in philosophy help students think beyond their designs to see their impact on the people around them.

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Missouri S&T researcher’s new book is a reflective look at moral development

Posted by on December 11, 2015

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A new book written by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher examines the development of personal conduct in relation to new technological, scientific and social changes that occur every day. Jonathan Finch, a lecturer in philosophy at Missouri S&T, recently published “A Crisis of Belief, Ethics and Faith.” The book was published by the University Press of America.

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CD of Missouri performance for sale

Posted by on January 18, 2006

The arts, languages and philosophy department at the University of Missouri-Rolla announced that CDs of the Jacques Thibaud Trio’s October 2005 performance at the Peaceful Bend Vineyard in Steelville, Mo., are now available for $20.

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