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Science Cafe: Morality in the Brain

  • Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Why do we disagree so strongly about moral issues? Because of our brains. Learn how our brains affect our moral judgments and how neuroscience raises novel moral issues for us to ponder.

About our speaker

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong is Chauncey Stillman Professor of Practical Ethics in the Department of Philosophy and the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. He is core faculty in the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, the Duke Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, and the Duke Center for Interdisciplinary Decision Sciences. Most recently, he is the author of “Morality Without God?” and “Moral Skepticisms” as well as editor of “Moral Psychology,” volumes I–III. His current work is on moral psychology and brain science as well as uses of neuroscience in legal systems.

This Science Café sponsored by:
Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Details

Details

Date:
May 10
Times:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fee:
Free

Venue

Daily Planet Cafe

Downtown Raleigh
11 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Phone:
919.707.9800

Organizer

Katey Ahmann
919.707.9888