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Chris Heathwood, Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Faculty Seminar

Fence In Front Of Wall on Tulane University's Campus - The Murphy Institute

Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Colorado, Boulder

"Happiness and Desire"


Uptown Campus
Rogers Memorial Chapel

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Invitation Only

Event Type: Faculty Seminars

Sponsored By: Murphy Institute , Center for Ethics and Public Affairs

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About the Speaker

Chris Heathwood is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado, Boulder and 2017-18 CEPA Faculty Fellow. His research interests include Ethical Theory (with an emphasis on well-being and metaethics), Metaphysics, and Philosophy of Religion. His work has appeared in a variety of prestigious scholarly journals and collected volumes, including Analysis, Philosophical Studies, and Oxford Studies in Metaethics. During his tenure at the Murphy Institute, Professor Heathwood will be working on a project titled “Well-Being and Desire.” Professor Heathwood received his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2005.

The Murphy Institute

Established in memory of Charles H. Murphy, Sr. (1870-1954), and inspired by the vision of Charles H. Murphy, Jr. (1920-2002), The Murphy Institute exists to help Tulane faculty and students understand economic, moral, and political problems we all face and think about. More important, it exists to help us understand how these problems have come to be so closely interconnected.