Student Ethics Symposium 2012

The Student Ethics Symposium is one of the events held during Parent's Weekend.

Subcommittee for the Ethics Symposium:
Mark Wilson (Chair)
Selin Gursozlu
Peter Wicks

Awards Presented:

  • Edith Stein Student Research Award in Ethics
    Andrew Speen
    "Dax Cowart's Right to Die: Why the Continuation of Medical Treatment Past the Initial Stages Was Morally Unjustifiable"
  • The Augustine Award in Ethics
    Mary Mangano
    "Love Knows No Bounds: When the Mind Slows, Marriage Can Still Grow"
  • The Socrates Award in Ethics
    Not awarded in 2012

Presenters

Kristen Adorno
“Redefining the Family: A Look into Why Gamete Donors Should Remain Anonymous”

Alejandro Arroyo
"Parent-Child Relationship: Are Grown Children in Debt?"

Brian Broderick
"David Hume and Rationalism: Why Reason Gets the Upper Hand"

Lauren Colegrove
"The Ethics of Language: Accurately Portraying Events through the Articulation of Intention"

Lauren Destito
"A Moral Defense for the Indian Child Welfare Act"

Nick DiLeo
"A Doctor's Duty"

Dan Diorio
"Utilitarianism in 'I, Robot'"

Jessica Eby
"The Rich People Are Here"

Jordan Gianos
"The Labor Theory of Appropriation: What It Means for Intellectual Property"

Sean Hudgins
"Proper Charity: A Balance of Duty, Care, and Intention"

Minn Kim
"Capital Punishment as a Merciful Option for Criminals in Super-Max Prisons without Parole"

Mary Mangano
"Love Knows No Bounds: When the Mind Slows, Marriage Can Still Grow"

Jamie Marino
"Producing the Good Life"

Aaron Moore
"Classic Economic Liberalism and Catholic Social Teaching in Regard to Wealth Inequality"

Andrew Speen
"Dax Cowart's Right to Die: Why the Continuation of Medical Treatment Past the Initial Stages Was Morally Unjustifiable"

Doorley and Speen
Dr. Doorley and Andrew Speen
Doorley and Mangano
Dr. Doorley and Mary Mangano
Participants and Faculty
Symposium participants and Ethics Faculty members Mark Wilson, Selin Gursozlu, and Peter Wicks
Ethics Faculty
Ethics Program Faculty: Mark Doorley, Peter Wicks, Brett Wilmot, Mark Wilson, Selin Gursozlu, and Cynthia Nielsen