The Great Debate



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November 14, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in Bryant Hall Room 209. Reception following in the Bryant Hall Rotunda.

Through the clear presentation of claims and civil dialogue, we hope to make headway on difficult and pressing questions in our society.

Format: Judges' questions and a Q&A will follow the debate between members of the UM Ethics Bowl, with an emphasis on how to address specific claims and arguments civilly for a productive conversation.

Sponsored by: Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Hume Bryant Chair of Ethics, The Department of Philosophy and Religion, The Society for Philosophers in America (SOPHIA) dedicated to promoting public discourse and civility.

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Applied Ethics | Philosophy


Members of the UM Ethics Bowl team will debate on this question based on the attached case.

Is Google's Sensorvault Database morally acceptable to use in law enforcement geofence warrants?



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