Thursday April 3rd, 7:30pm, 15/1304
"Two Kinds of Knowing: Japanese Philosophy as a Riff on Kukai's Philosophy of Intimacy"
Dr. Thomas Kasulis, Ohio State University
For more information, please contact Dr. Sarah Mattice.
University Center, University of North Florida, 12000 Alumni
Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224 Alissa Hurwitz Swota, Associate
Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Florida Blue Center for Ethics at
UNF, organizes the Annual Pediatric Bioethics Conference in Jacksonville. The
conference is sponsored by Wolfson Children's Hospital in partnership with the
University of North Florida and the Florida Bioethics Network.
This conference will include sessions on topics such as Pain Management as
Moral Obligation, Legal and Ethical Challenges in Child Protection, Receiving
Difficult News: Family Perspectives, and Assent and Consent: The Role of the
Child in Decision-Making.
Why You Should Attend
Ethics committees, practitioners and public policy experts are faced with
difficult ethical challenges that can benefit from education and opportunities
to discuss those challenges with other professionals. This conference will
provide an opportunity to engage peers from across the region and learn what
others are doing to cope with the ethical issues arising from pediatric
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for physicians, nurses, social workers, clergy,
psychologists, health administrators, occupational therapists, speech
therapists, pediatric mental health workers, pediatric specialists, medical
students, nursing students, ethicists, philosophers, and others with an interest
or a need for continuing education in the special area of pediatric
For more information, please contact Dr.
Alissa Hurwitz Swota.
For more information, please contact Dr. Alissa Hurwitz Swota.
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