Public Talk Series: “The Neuroscience of Enhancement: A Framework for Ethical Analysis”

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Public Talk Series: “The Neuroscience of Enhancement: A Framework for Ethical Analysis”

October 2, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

The Neuroscience of Enhancement: A Framework for Ethical Analysis

William Casebeer, PhD, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

The Public Talk Series is open to the University and external community. Visit neuroethics.upenn.edu for additional information. Unless otherwise noted, all lectures will be held from 4:30-6:00 p.m.  Due to limited seating, please rsvp to: info@neuroethics.upenn.edu.

William Casebeer is a former Program Manager at the US Defense Advanced Project Research Projects Agency (DARPA), where he led interdisciplinary teams in tackling urgent national security problems using innovative methodologies. Dr. Casebeer is well known for his work in neuroethics, the evolution of morality, the intersections of cognitive science and national security policy, philosophy of mind, and military ethics. He earned a joint PhD in Cognitive Science and Philosophy from the University of California at San Diego.


He is the author of Natural Ethical Facts: Evolution, Connectionism, and Moral Cognition and co-author of Warlords Rising: Confronting Violent Non-State Actors.

Details

Date:
October 2, 2014
Time:
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Venue

Room 2, Gittis Hall
3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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