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Jeremy Davis

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - Normative and Applied Ethics
Jeremy Davis received his PhD from University of Toronto in 2019. His research is in normative and applied ethics. He is broadly interested in questions surrounding the ethics of killing and harming, the special relationships among individuals and certain potentially harmful institutions (military, police, medicine), and ethical issues raised by novel technologies. His most recent research has focused on ethical questions arising from the use of algorithmic systems in police and military contexts.

PhD, University of Toronto (2019)

Research Interests:

Normative and applied ethics

Courses Regularly Taught:
Articles Featuring Jeremy Davis

The inaugural Southern Workshop on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies (SWEET) was held at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia in Athens on April 19…

Associate Professor Elizabeth Brient presented the keynote lecture, “The Infinite Sphere as Think Tank: Suspension (of the finite in the infinite/ of the infinite in the finite) as Meditative Praxis” at the…

Richard Winfield’s latest book, Rethinking the Arts After Hegel: From Architecture to Motion Pictures, will be published by Palgrave Macmillan this November.  

Three undergraduate philosophy students participated in this year’s annual CURO Symposium, held April 3-4 at the Classic Center in…

On Saturday October 22, the Department of Philosophy held their very first Ethics Bowl as part of the Ethics…

Professor Yuri Balashov continues his work on his project on human and machine translation.

The UGA Department of Philosophy is excited to announce the Fall 2022 Scott & Heather Kleiner Lecture Series beginning on September 29. This semester's lineup includes six esteemed scholars from throughout the US and Canada speaking on a wide variety of…

The Department of Philosophy extends warm welcomes to new assistant professor Jeremy Davis and visiting scholar Kevin Michael Cahill.

Events featuring Jeremy Davis
Peabody Hall, Room 115

If there were a pill that would allow you to bypass the painful parts of grief—taking you directly to the ‘acceptance’ stage—after the loss of a beloved, would you take it? Is there anything wrong (in whatever sense) in doing so? This hypothetical raises novel questions about the value of grief and…

Fine Arts Building, Room 400

The Ethics Film Fest is a series of four film screenings taking place November 3-30  in conjunction with UGA's Ethics Awareness Week. All are invited to view films that raise ethical issues about Artificial Intelligence and technology. Select UGA faculty will introduce the films and facilitate a brief discussion afterwards. All screenings take place in room…

Miller Learning Center Reading Room

Join Assistant Professor of Philosophy Jeremy Davis as well as UGA Faculty and Students from across campus for a panel discussion on Chat Generative Pre-Trained Transformer (commonly known as Chat GPT), an open-source chatbot software capable of generating artificial dialogue. This discussion will address the increasing impact of Chat GPT on academic research,…

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