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The Evolution of Morality?

Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Public Lecture

Stephen Stich, Rutgers University



Room 110 Weinmann Hall (School of Law)
Tulane University (Uptown Campus)


Reception to follow.

About the Speaker

Stephen Stich is Board of Governors Professor at Rutgers University. His research interests are in the philosophy of mind, cognitive science, epistemology, and moral psychology. In recent years he has been involved in projects that explore the extent to which philosophically important intuitions vary from one culture to another. His most recent books include Mindreading (with Shaun Nichols, Oxford University Press, 2012) Mind and Language (Oxford University Press, 2011), and Knowledge, Rationality and Morality (Oxford University Press, 2012).

Professor Stich was the first recipient of the American Philosophical Association’s Gittler Award for Outstanding Scholarly Contribution in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences and was also the recipient of the Jean Nicod Prize. Since 2005, he has been an Honorary Professor at the University of Sheffield, as well as a core member of the AHRC Culture and the Mind Project. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University.

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