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Sungwoo Um – Courage and Nursing

September 25, 2020 Leave a comment Go to comments

The Department of Philosophy at Concordia University will host Sungwoo Um on Friday, October 2nd, 2020 as part of our Speaker Series.

Speaker: Dr. Sungwoo Um is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Bioethics in the National Institutes of Health.

Time: Friday, October 2, 2020, 3 to 5 p.m. EST

Zoom Meeting ID: https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/j/99127779163

Title: Courage and Nursing

Abstract: Courage is a virtue that presupposes adverse circumstances which require the agent to take a substantial risk to try to achieve what is worthwhile. To understand when it is ethically appropriate to exercise courage, we need to analyze the nature of the risky adversity that calls for courage. In this talk, Dr. Sungwoo Um argues that sometimes it is not appropriate to exercise courage depending on the nature of the risky adversity. Learn more.

This is a free online lecture. All are welcome.

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