Important Announcement

The Well-Being & Happiness Fortnight has been cancelled. Future updates about this event will be posted here.

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This special event was made possible by generous support from the John S. Jemison, Jr. Visiting Professorship in the Humanities, Dean Robert E. Palazzo, and the UAB College of Arts & Science.

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While there is some work that touches on the significance of mental illness to responsibility, and a few extended treatments of particular disorders, this only scratches the surface. Most of the research has been on the appropriateness of blame for individuals with psychopathy or those grappling with addiction, which excludes a wide variety of other rather different psychopathologies. Our workshop seeks to expand the conversation and push the research in new directions.

A geometric blue flower. The Colloquium Speaker Series brings in guest lecturers from universities across the globe. Free and open to the public. The series is generally held in the Humanities Building, room 425 A, unless otherwise noted.

You are invited to the Deep South Philosophy of Biology Workshop, March 31 - April 1 at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Workshop guests — philosophers of science working in the deep South — will discuss recent research in philosophy of biology and closely related areas.

The Big Idea (illustration of a lightbulb with title of event series).

The Big Idea series is meant to introduce a topic of general interest and share a philosophical perspective on the matter. After a brief 15-minute presentation on the topic, the speaker fields questions from the audience. Free and open to the public.