Refining the role of flourishing in virtue-based accounts of the ethics of parenthood

Event Date: 
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Lakehead University, Ryan Building 3023
Event Fee: 
Admission is free; everyone welcome
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Richard Maundrell
Event Contact Phone: 
(807) 343-8346
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Please join the Department of Philosophy for a presentation by Dr. Ryan Tonkens, Bioethicist, Lakehead University Centre for Health Care Ethics and Adjunct Professor, Department of Philosophy. Dr. Tonkens completed his PhD at York University, in 2012.


Dr. Tonkens joined the Lakehead University campus January 2019. Prior to accepting the appointment, he taught in Australia at the Monash Bioethics Centre, Monash University, Adelaide, Australia.