“VacciNATION: Bridging Philosophy and Science in the Discussion of Vaccination.” Day2

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Attention to all philosophy enthusiasts! It’s the PHILOMAZING season of the year!

The Philosophical Society of UPLB has always been a bastion of philosophical understanding since its establishment in 2015. We are committed to our pursuit of bringing philosophy closer to people even in the midst of one of the greatest challenges of the century.

With this, we would like to invite you to join us as we open channels of hope through our Philosophy Week 2021 celebration. PhiloWeek is an annual celebration in UPLB to commemorate the establishment of the BA Philosophy program in the university. For this year, our theme is “𝐕𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐍𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍: 𝐁𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐏𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐨𝐬𝐨𝐩𝐡𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐒𝐜𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐜𝐮𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐕𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧.” The topics that will be discussed will revolve around the importance of vaccination, clearing out misconceptions in relation to vaccines, and the role of philosophy in promoting efficient vaccine administration.

We will be having a series of Zoom webinars from September 27 - October 1, all at 𝟏:𝟎𝟎 𝐏𝐌 with the following topics to be discussed by renowned medical professionals and philosophers in the country:

𝐃𝐀𝐘 𝟏 (𝐒𝐞𝐩𝐭𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟕, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏)
Topic 1: Injecting the Facts: An Introduction to Vaccination
Topic 2: Uno, Dose, Trace!: Strategies to Achieve Herd Immunization

𝐃𝐀𝐘 𝟐 (𝐒𝐞𝐩𝐭𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟗, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏)
Topic 1: Mask On: Preventing the Spread of Social Misconceptions on Vaccination
Topic 2: Prevention vs. Cure: Are we Employing the Right Strategy?

𝐃𝐀𝐘 𝟑 (𝐎𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟏, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏)
Topic 1: I think, therefore I Vaxx!: The Role of Philosophy in Assessing Vaccine Administration
Topic 2: Herd Immunity vs. Herd Mentality: Exploring the Concepts of Kapwa and Loob in the Pandemic

We are looking forward to meeting you at our event! Should you have any questions, kindly message our Human Resource Directors, Reinier Dela Llarte at 09052468830, or Jean Alchie Capacio at 09956481963.

Register now at https://bit.ly/PhiloWeek2021_reg!

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Source: The Philosophical Society of UPLB