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PATRICIA CHURCHLAND: CECIL H. AND IDA GREEN VISITING PROFESSOR

PATRICIA CHURCHLAND: CECIL H. AND IDA GREEN VISITING PROFESSOR

LEADING NEUROSCIENTIST AND PHILOSOPHER AT UBC JANUARY 22-29, 2012

Patricia Smith Churchland is a professor emerita of philosophy at the University of California, San Diego, and an adjunct professor at the Salk Institute. Her research focuses on the interface between neuroscience and philosophy. She explores the impact of scientific developments on our understanding of consciousness, the self, free will, ethics, and religion. Her current work focuses on morality and the social brain, and appeared in Braintrust: What Neuroscience tells us about Morality, published in March 2011 by Princeton University Press. She has been president of the American Philosophical Association and of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, and won a MacArthur Prize in 1991 and the Rossi Prize in 2008. Read Professor Churchland's full biography.

Professor Churchland will be presenting several talks on the UBC campus during her stay as a Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Professor.

All events of this Green Visiting Professorship are open to the public without charge or ticketing unless otherwise specified. Space limited at all venues.

BRAINTRUST: WHAT NEUROSCIENCE TELLS US ABOUT MORALITY
Green College Coach House, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road
5-6:30 pm, Tuesday, January 24, 2012, with reception to follow

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WHAT IS THE ROLE FOR RULES IN SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR?
Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, 6331 Crescent Road

10 am-12 pm, Thursday, January 26, 2012
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MEET THE AUTHOR: PATRICIA CHURCHLAND DISCUSSES
BRAINTRUST

Green College Coach House, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road
9 am-12 pm, Friday, January 27, 2012

This event is open to graduate students and Green College Residents only.
Preregistration is required. To register contact

before Thursday, January 26, 2012.

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MORALITY AND THE BRAIN

The Vancouver Institute, Lecture Hall No. 2, Woodward Building
8:15-9:30 pm, Saturday, January 28, 2012
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