Neurobiologist to Discuss Philosophy and Science
The final event in the Spring 2013 Philosophy/Religious Studies Speaker Series will be held on April 26. Owen Flanagan of Duke University will speak on "Flourishing: Lessons from Comparative Philosophy and the Human Sciences" in the Kondysar Presentation Room (Hancock 2023) at 5:00 p.m. Professor Flanagan is a leading figure today working in the philosophy of mind, cognitive science, moral psychology, and comparative philosophy. He is the author of eight books, including, The Bodhisattva's Brain: Comparative Neurophilosophy and Selfless Persons (MIT Press, 2011), The Problem of the Soul: Two Visions of Mind and How to Reconcile Them (Basic Books, 2003), Self-Expressions: Mind, Morals, and the Meaning of Life (Oxford University Press, 1996), and Varieties of Moral Personality: Ethics and Psychological Realism (Harvard University Press, 1991). All are welcome to this event!