Philosophical Issues in Ethics Across the Curriculum
Rochester Institute of Technology
October 14-17, 1999
Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science
Thursday, October 14th
How do we actually do Ethics Across the Curriculum?
1:30-3 Robert Baum (University of Florida)
Getting Down to REAL Cases: the Devil is in the Details
Commentator: Douglas Chismar (Chowan College)
3-4Finding Your Niche:
A Typography of Ethics Across the Curriculum Programs
Lawrence Hinman (University of San Diego)
4-5 In medicine?
Ethics in medical school?
Marjorie Clay (U-Mass Med School)
What is the Best Combination?
Jeffrey Spike (University of Rochester)
5-6 In film and classics?
Discovering Ethics through Film-as-Art
J. Stanley Yake (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts)
Ethics Across the Curriculum in the Teaching of Classics
R. Jay Wood (Loyola of Chicago)
Friday, October 15th
8:30-10 In business?
Stephen Satris (Clemson)
Philosophical Challenges: Integration of Ethics in Business School
Laura Hartman (Wisconsin)
10-11 Through debate and in ecology?
"Sophistry No More":
The Efficacy of Intercollegiate Debate in Ethics Pedagogy
Scott Stroud (University of the Pacific)
Subverting the Dualism of Theory and Practice:
Deep ecology as a cross-curricular model
Frank W. Derringh (New York City Technical College)
11:12:30 FIPSE panel: how are we doing it now?
Elaine Englehardt (Utah Valley State College)
Maura O'Neill (Chaffey College)
David Ozar (Loyola of Chicago)
Wade Robison (RIT)
Do we need ethical theory, or what?
Metaethics Across the Curriculum
Stephan Scales (Towson University)
The Demise of Ethical Monism
Philip Schneider (Coast Carolina University)
Organic nature of ethical concerns to the professions
Bill Rhodes (Air Force Academy)
but do need ethical skills
Ethics Across the Curriculum: A practice-based approach
James Donahue (Georgetown)
4-5We really need philosophers
Ought "Applied Ethics" Be Taught by Philosophers?
One Philosopher's Assessment
David Basinger (Roberts Wesleyan)
with more than knowledge of ethics
Philosophy Across the Curriculum? A Categorical Imperative!
(David Keller (Utah Valley State College)
5-6:30 But ethical theory comes from practice
James Wallace (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Social Artifacts and Ethical Criticism
Commentator: Richard Kaufman (Ithaca College)
7 Banquet (restricted to conference speakers)
Thomas L. Benson (President, Green Mountain College)
Integrity and the Integrative Community
Saturday, October 16th
What do we get out of it?
David Ozar (Loyola of Chicago)
Practical Ethics and Educational Outcomes
Commentator: Lisa Newton (Fairfield University)
10-11 Core courses
Teaching Ethical Theories in a University Core Course
Santiago Sia (Loyola Marymount)
Ethical Issues and Normative Perspectives
Ed Langerak (St. Olaf's)
11-12 Core courses (continued)
The Sophomore Core
Richard E. Hart (Bloomfield College)
And philosophy's playing a central role
Assessing Philosophy's Humanity
Susan A. Martinelli-Fernandez (Western Illinois)
1:30-3:30 The role of teachers then changes.
Curriculum Travels: Instructor as Travel Guide
Jeanne E. Sokolec (Loyola University)
As does our conception of reason
The Market and the Ivory Tower: Passion and Reason
Eleanor Wittrup (University of the Pacific)
and the point of teaching philosophy
The Entwining of Theory and Practice
Robert V. Hannaford
3:30-5 And the nature of philosophy
Michael S. Pritchard (Western Michigan University)
Practical Ethics and Philosophical Reflection
Commentator: Dan Wueste (Clemson)
Sunday, October 17th
9-10 Do we need practical knowledge, and what kinds of problems can occur?
Teaching Ethics in a Multicultural Environment
Kim Skoog (University of Gaum)
Gender and Ethics Across the Curriculum
Anne J. Mamary (SUNY Cortland)
10-11 If we need ethical theory, how can we teach it?
Philosophical Issues in Teaching Ethics
Mary J. Gennuso (CUNY)
Philosophy and Meaning: The Boiling of Water
Joe Wixom (UVSC)
11-12:30 We need practical knowledge
Variations in Functional Norms across the Professions
J-C Smith (Youngstown State)
if we are understand practical ethical problems
Conflict of Interest: How to Serve Two Masters?
Craig Walton (Nevada-Las Vegas)
For detailed information about accommodations and directions, see
or contact Wade Robison at firstname.lastname@example.org or (716) 475-6643.
Directed by Elaine Englehardt (UVSC), Gabriel Palmer-Fernandez
(Youngstown State University), and Wade Robison (RIT)
The New York Council for the Humanities
The Ethics Center at Utah Valley State College
Dr. James Dale Ethics Center at Youngstown State University
The Provost & the Ezra A. Hale Chair in Applied Ethics at
the Rochester Institute of Technology,