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'The Brains Behind Morality' Talk March 13

Feb. 20, 2014

What:

Author and philosopher Patricia Smith Churchland will discuss "The Brains Behind Morality" at the March 13 Philosophy Colloquium at Cal State Fullerton. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Who:

Churchland is professor emerita of philosophy at UC San Diego and author of "Touching the Nerve," "Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us About Morality" and "Brain-Wise: Studies in Neurophilosophy." Churchland's research focuses on the interface between neuroscience and philosophy, as well as the impact of scientific developments on the understanding of consciousness, the self, free will, decision-making, ethics, learning and religion.

When:

Thursday, March 13
4 p.m.

Where:

Cal State Fullerton, Titan Student Union, Portola Pavilion
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831

Parking:

$2 per hour or $8 for a daily permit. Details are available online

Upcoming:

March 20 — "Micro-inequities: What Are They and Why Do They Matter Morally?" with Samantha Brennan, professor of philosophy at Western University, and author of "Bioethics in Canada"
April 10-11 — 44th annual Philosophy Symposium "Rethinking Mass Incarceration: Gender, Race and the Prison Industrial Complex"

Media Contacts:

Jeeloo Liu, associate professor of philosophy, 657-278-7560
Pamela McLaren, 657-278-4852 

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