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Tamler Sommers, University of Houston

Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Faculty Seminar

"The Ethical Significance of Victim Impact Statements"

This Event is by Invitation Only

When

Where

Race Room, LBC

About the Speaker

Tamler Sommers is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Houston and a 2011-2012 Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Faculty Fellow. He is the author the author of two books, Relative Justice: Cultural Diversity, Free Will, and Moral Responsibility (Princeton University Press, 2011) and A Very Bad Wizard: Morality Behind the Curtain (McSweeney’s, 2009). His recent publications also include “Experimental Philosophy and Free Will” (Philosophy Compass), “The Two Faces of Revenge: Moral Responsibility and the Culture of Honor” (Biology and Philosophy), “More Work for Hard Incompatibilism” (Philosophy and Phenomenological Research), and “The Objective Attitude” (Philosophical Quarterly).

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