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.