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John Doris, Washington University in St. Louis

“Talking to Ourselves”

John Doris, Washington University in St. Louis



Stibbs Room, Lavin Bernick Center (LBC), Tulane University


Reception to Follow

About the Speaker

John M. Doris is Professor in the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program and the Philosophy Department at Washington University in Louis. He works at the intersection of intersection of psychology, cognitive science, and philosophical ethics, publishing papers in venues such as Bioethics, Cognition, Noûs, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, the Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, and the Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy. His books include Lack of Character: Personality and Moral Behavior (Cambridge University Press, 2002), Talking to Our Selves: Reflection, Ignorance, and Agency&# (Oxford University Press, 2015), and The Moral Psychology Handbook (Oxford, 2010) which he wrote and edited with his colleagues at the Moral Psychology Research Group. He is presently at work on a new book, “Character Trouble: Virtue, Reason, and Expertise,” for Oxford University Press.

The recipient of fellowships from leading institutions such as Princeton’s University Center for Human Values, the National Humanities Center, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, Professor Doris has also received the Society for Philosophy and Psychology’s Stanton Prize for interdisciplinary research in philosophy and psychology (2007).

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