CSUF News Service
Developing Virtue Is Focus of June 19-20 Conference
June 11, 2014
Cal State Fullerton's Philosophy Department is sponsoring a two-day international and interdisciplinary conference, "Developing Virtue: East and West," featuring 10 scholars discussing the development of character traits and virtues.
Keynote speakers for the June 19-20 program are: Darcia F. Narváez, professor of psychology at the University of Notre Dame and author of "Neurobiology and the Development of Human Morality: Evolution, Culture and Wisdom," who will speak on "Culture, Childrearing and Humility" at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 19; and Owen Flanagan, James B. Duke professor of philosophy and professor of neurobiology at Duke University, will discuss "The Geography of Morals" at 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 20.
Other talks include:
- "Development and Social-Cultural Learning of Cooperation: Sharing Behaviors in China's Only Children and Children With Siblings" by Zhu Liqi of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
- "On the Development of the Justice Virtue as No Unacceptable Harm to the Human" with Liu Qingping of Fudan University
- "Is Intellectual Character Growth a Realistic Educational Aim?" with Jason Baehr of Loyola Marymount University.
Each presentation will be a maximum of 40 minutes followed by discussion; all sessions will be held in Room 1406 of Steven G. Mihaylo Hall. Cost to attend the public event is $20; members of the campus community may attend free. On-campus parking is $2 per hour or $8 for an all-day permit Monday through Friday. Details are available online.
Pamela McLaren, 657-278-4852