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Shaun Nichols, University of Arizona

Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Faculty Seminar

"Debunking Ethics"

This Event is by Invitation Only



Tilton Hall
Room 307

About the Speaker

Shaun Nichols is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona. His current research projects are in experimental philosophy, cultural evolution, free will, and cognitive theories of the imagination. Professor Nichols is the author two monographs, Sentimental Rules: On the Natural Foundations of Moral Judgment (Oxford University Press, 2004) and (with Stephan P. Stich) Mindreading: An Integrated Account of Pretense, Self-awareness and Understanding Other Minds (Oxford University Press, 2003), as well as two edited volumes, (with Joshua Knobe) Experimental Philosophy (Oxford University Press, 2008) and The Architecture of the Imagination: New Essays on Pretense, Possibility, and Fiction (Oxford University Press, 2003). He is also the author of numerous articles in leading academic journals.

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