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UE's Anthony Beavers Named Finalist for World Technology Award in Ethics

Posted: Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Anthony Beavers, professor of philosophy and director of cognitive science at the University of Evansville, is one of five finalists nominated for the World Technology Award in Ethics, which will be presented tonight at the World Technology Summit in New York City.

The awards are presented in association with TIME, Fortune, CNN, Technology Review, and Science/AAAS and go to the peer-nominated individuals “who are the most innovative in science and technology,” according to the World Technology Network.

Beavers joins approximately 50 organizations and 100 individuals in 20 different categories, ranging from the arts to energy to health and medicine. Nominees for the 2012 World Technology Awards were selected by the WTN membership, which spans more than 40 countries.

The winners of the World Technology Awards will be announced tonight during a black-tie gala and ceremony at the Time-Life Building. The award announcements mark the close of the World Technology Summit, a two-day thought leadership conference held at the Time-Life Building.

A full list of finalists is available online at http://wtn.net/summit2012/finalists.php.

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