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    February 08 5:00pm
    This session will provide participants with an overview of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant Program. It will offer information on how to apply and, more importantly, on how to develop a competitive proposal. Faculty recipients and members of the grant advisory groups will be present to answer questions.   more »
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    • Workshop: Scientific Grant Proposal Writing (for international professionals, researchers, and academics)
      February 08 9:00am
      This workshop is part of a series of intercultural communication and language workshops for international professionals and researchers. The goal of these workshops is to equip international participants with effective communication strategies. Each workshop in the series provides engaging, hands‐on learning activities.   Scie more »
    • Sexual Responsibility Week
      February 08 11:00am
      Sexual Responsibility Week is a week-long event dedicated to sexual health education and awareness. The IUPUI Health and Wellness Peer Educators will be in the Campus Center and the Multicultural center during the week of February 8th- 11th.  Be on the lookout for a giant, felt vagina; a life-size “genderbread person;” condom lo more »
    • IUPUI Arts & Humanities Grant Workshop
      February 08 5:00pm
      This session will provide participants with an overview of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant Program. It will offer information on how to apply and, more importantly, on how to develop a competitive proposal. Faculty recipients and members of the grant advisory groups will be present to answer questions.   more »
    • SAS: The Basics
      February 08 5:30pm
      This workshop lasts 3 hours. SAS is a popular and powerful application that is used for data management and analysis in both industry and academia. This workshop is intended for those that are new to SAS or those who need a refresher of basic topics. Participants should have experience with Microsoft Windo more »
    • Excellence in Service
      February 09 9:00am
      This workshop is designed for faculty with service as the area of endeavor. more »
    Saturday, February 6, 2016
      IU Calendar




      • Workshop: Scientific Grant Proposal Writing (for international professionals, researchers, and academics)
        February 08 9:00am
        This workshop is part of a series of intercultural communication and language workshops for international professionals and researchers. The goal of these workshops is to equip international participants with effective communication strategies. Each workshop in the series provides engaging, hands‐on learning activities.   Scie more »
      • Sexual Responsibility Week
        February 08 11:00am
        Sexual Responsibility Week is a week-long event dedicated to sexual health education and awareness. The IUPUI Health and Wellness Peer Educators will be in the Campus Center and the Multicultural center during the week of February 8th- 11th.  Be on the lookout for a giant, felt vagina; a life-size “genderbread person;” condom lo more »
      • IUPUI Arts & Humanities Grant Workshop
        February 08 5:00pm
        This session will provide participants with an overview of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant Program. It will offer information on how to apply and, more importantly, on how to develop a competitive proposal. Faculty recipients and members of the grant advisory groups will be present to answer questions.   more »
      • SAS: The Basics
        February 08 5:30pm
        This workshop lasts 3 hours. SAS is a popular and powerful application that is used for data management and analysis in both industry and academia. This workshop is intended for those that are new to SAS or those who need a refresher of basic topics. Participants should have experience with Microsoft Windo more »
      • Excellence in Service
        February 09 9:00am
        This workshop is designed for faculty with service as the area of endeavor. more »
      Saturday, February 6, 2016
        IU Calendar




        • Workshop: Scientific Grant Proposal Writing (for international professionals, researchers, and academics)
          February 08 9:00am
          This workshop is part of a series of intercultural communication and language workshops for international professionals and researchers. The goal of these workshops is to equip international participants with effective communication strategies. Each workshop in the series provides engaging, hands‐on learning activities.   Scie more »
        • Sexual Responsibility Week
          February 08 11:00am
          Sexual Responsibility Week is a week-long event dedicated to sexual health education and awareness. The IUPUI Health and Wellness Peer Educators will be in the Campus Center and the Multicultural center during the week of February 8th- 11th.  Be on the lookout for a giant, felt vagina; a life-size “genderbread person;” condom lo more »
        • IUPUI Arts & Humanities Grant Workshop
          February 08 5:00pm
          This session will provide participants with an overview of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant Program. It will offer information on how to apply and, more importantly, on how to develop a competitive proposal. Faculty recipients and members of the grant advisory groups will be present to answer questions.   more »
        • SAS: The Basics
          February 08 5:30pm
          This workshop lasts 3 hours. SAS is a popular and powerful application that is used for data management and analysis in both industry and academia. This workshop is intended for those that are new to SAS or those who need a refresher of basic topics. Participants should have experience with Microsoft Windo more »
        • Excellence in Service
          February 09 9:00am
          This workshop is designed for faculty with service as the area of endeavor. more »
        Saturday, February 6, 2016

          About This Event

          Summary

          The Peirce Seminar Series Presents

           

           

           

          Jeffrey Downard

          Associate Professor of Philosophy

          Northern Arizona University

           

           

           

           

          Pain and Pleasure: Mill’s Utilitarianism rebutted with Peirce’s Phenomenology

           

           

           

           

          In his classic work on moral theory, John Stuart Mill argues that empirical observations are the only kind of proof that can be given to show that something is good.  Drawing on evidence about what each of us desires, he argues that pleasure and the absence of pain are the only things that are good for their own sake.  All other things, including virtue, the will and justice, are good solely insofar as they are a means to happiness or a part of it.  In this paper, I will draw on Peirce’s phenomenology in order to develop some objections to Mill’s arguments.  In particular, I will use Peirce’s account of the formal categories of firstness, secondness and thirdness in order to show that Mill cannot give an adequate explanation of what is necessary to make a comparison of the value of two things that are held to be good—such as a comparison of the value of intellectual and physical pleasures.

           

           

           

          Thursday, 25 October 2012

          4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

          ES0016

           

           

           

           

           

          Contact:

          David Pfeifer

          278-2306

          depfeife@iupui.edu

           

           

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          depfeife@iupui.edu

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          • Workshop: Scientific Grant Proposal Writing (for international professionals, researchers, and academics)
            February 08 9:00am
            This workshop is part of a series of intercultural communication and language workshops for international professionals and researchers. The goal of these workshops is to equip international participants with effective communication strategies. Each workshop in the series provides engaging, hands‐on learning activities.   Scie more »
          • Sexual Responsibility Week
            February 08 11:00am
            Sexual Responsibility Week is a week-long event dedicated to sexual health education and awareness. The IUPUI Health and Wellness Peer Educators will be in the Campus Center and the Multicultural center during the week of February 8th- 11th.  Be on the lookout for a giant, felt vagina; a life-size “genderbread person;” condom lo more »
          • IUPUI Arts & Humanities Grant Workshop
            February 08 5:00pm
            This session will provide participants with an overview of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant Program. It will offer information on how to apply and, more importantly, on how to develop a competitive proposal. Faculty recipients and members of the grant advisory groups will be present to answer questions.   more »
          • SAS: The Basics
            February 08 5:30pm
            This workshop lasts 3 hours. SAS is a popular and powerful application that is used for data management and analysis in both industry and academia. This workshop is intended for those that are new to SAS or those who need a refresher of basic topics. Participants should have experience with Microsoft Windo more »
          • Excellence in Service
            February 09 9:00am
            This workshop is designed for faculty with service as the area of endeavor. more »
          Saturday, February 6, 2016