Lecture Addresses Global Warming, Reliance on Technology

Dominican University Assistant Professor Tama Weisman suggests the world may be relying too much on technology and not enough on political action in the struggle to address global warming.

She'll discuss that scenario - which she's termed "techno-madness" - and its potential ramifications at Harper College this week, as the fifth guest in the College's Philosophy Speaker Series. Weisman will examine specific proposed technological solutions to global warming, including human genetics alternations, as part of her discussion.

Her lecture runs from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 in Room X212 of Building X in the College's Avanté Center for Science, Health Careers and Emerging Technologies. It is free and open to the public.

Weisman holds a master's and a doctorate degree from DePaul University, and her expertise includes environmental and political philosophy and bioethics.

Harper's Philosophy Speaker Series aims to expose students and the community to some of the region's top philosophers.

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