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Philosophers to debate gun control on Friday, October 29, 2021

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​The UD Department of Philosophy and the Class of 55 Ethics Endowment Fund will be hosting a public debate on gun control on Friday, October 29 at 7pm in Gore Hall 103. The debate will feature Michael Huemer, professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder and David DeGrazia, professor of philosophy at George Washington University. The debate is free and open to the public (with proof of vaccination or negative covid test). There will be ample time for questions and a reception to follow.​

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David DeGrazia is Elton Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University. He works in ethics and applied ethics and his nine books include Creation Ethics: Reproduction, Genetics, and Quality of Life (2012), Debating Gun Control (with Lester Hunt; 2015), and A Theory of Bioethics (with Joseph Millum; 2021).​

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Michael Huemer

​Michael Huemer is professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He works in ethics, epistemology, political philosophy, and metaphysics and his eight books include The Problem of Political Authority (2013), Dialogues on Ethical Vegetarianism (2019), and Knowledge, Reality, and Value (2021).​

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