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AEI Lecture on Guns, Crime, Self-Defense
Rutgers Prof to Discuss Private Gun Ownership
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Rutgers professor to examine questions regarding private gun ownership
Utica, NY (10/10/2013)- The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica College presents a lecture titled, “Guns, Crime, and Self Defense,” featuring Jeff McMahan, professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. The lecture will take place in the Library Concourse on the UC campus.
Professor McMahan will discuss vital issues with regard to private gun ownership. Does private gun ownership lead to the reduction of crime? Will prohibiting gun ownership deprive people of their right to self-defense?
The Applied Ethics Institute at Utica College was founded in 1986 and has been affiliated with Utica College since 1987. Under its current director, assistant professor and chair of philosophy Christopher Riddle, the Institute promotes public discussion of contemporary issues within the community.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
For more information on the Applied Ethics Institute visit, utica.edu/aei.
About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 4,000 students in 38 undergraduate majors, 29 minors, 20 graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and special programs.
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