Ethics Bowl News

Department of Philosophy Hosts High School Ethics Bowl

Fifteen teams from twelve East Tennessee high schools will compete at the fifth annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl on Saturday, February 8. The day-long competition is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy. The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Knoxville Hotel in Downtown Knoxville. The opening remarks begin at 10:30 a.m., and the closing ceremony is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

Austin-East Wins High School Ethics Bowl for the Second Time

For the second year in a row, Austin-East High School has won the Ethics Bowl. Karns High School came in second, and the Christian Academy of Knoxville was third. The event, sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and the College of Arts and Sciences, was held Wednesday.

Philosophy Department Hosts Ethics Bowl for Local High Schools

High school students from around the area will get a chance to improve their critical thinking skills and expand their points of view when they compete in the annual Ethics Bowl. The event, sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and College of Arts and Sciences, will take place today at the Baker Center.

Knoxville’s Austin East High School Wins Top Prize in UT Ethics Bowl

A team of students from Austin East High School in Knoxville claimed first place in the third annual Ethics Bowl, held in mid-March at UT Knoxville. The tournament-style event pitted teams of high school students against one another as they employ critical thinking to debate complex issues. The event also gave high school students a chance to participate in collegiate-level competition.