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.

Fall 2017 Topics

""November 8 | Why should you get to be a parent? The case against unlicensed rearing.

Join Dr. Brynn Welch at the Spencer's Honors House to discuss issues around licensed child-rearing. Pizza and drinks will be provided.

When: Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Spencer Honors House (map)

September 27 | Should some research in neuroscience not be done? The Romanian orphan study

Join Dr. Gregory Pence at the Spencer's Honors House to discuss the Romanian Orphan Study and the ethics of neuroscience research.

When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Spencer Honors House (map)