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Rosa Terlazzo, Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Faculty Seminar

“Transformative Experiences and Well-being”


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

Rosa Terlazzo is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Kansas State University and 2016-17 CEPA Faculty Fellow. She earned her Ph.D. from the Australian National University in 2013, and her research focuses on issues in moral and political philosophy. She is the author of several papers which have appeared in a number of highly regarded academic journals such as Journal of Political Philosophy, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, and Utilitas. During her stay at the Murphy Institute, Professor Terlazzo will be working on a series of papers which explore the intersections between adaptive preferences, transformative experiences, and well-being with the cumulative goal of providing an argument for the importance of adaptive preferences in moral and political philosophy.

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.