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  • 1:25:30 The End of Capitalism? - David Harvey (Penn Humanities Forum, 30 Nov 2011)

    The End of Capitalism? - David Harvey (Penn Humanities Forum, 30 Nov 2011)

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    David Harvey, Professor of Geography and AnthropologyGraduate Center, City University of New York.Three years after the near collapse of global financial markets, America is still struggling with unemployment, debt, and foreclosure, European governments a

  • 38:01 Media, Education and Sustainable Social Change (Situating Sustainability Series)

    Media, Education and Sustainable Social Change (Situating Sustainability Series)

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    Presented by Mathangi Subramanian

  • 1:05:28 Global Leaders: Conversations with Alon Ben-Meir

    Global Leaders: Conversations with Alon Ben-Meir

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    On Thursday, March 12, 2009, New York University's Center for Global Affairs hosted His Excellency Samir Sumaida'ie, Ambassador of Iraq to the United States, as part of its ongoing public forum 'Global Leaders: Conversations with Alon Ben-Meir.' Ambassado

  • 2:12:14 Head Injuries in Sports: Care, Conflict, and Controversy

    Head Injuries in Sports: Care, Conflict, and Controversy

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    This panel discussion features industry, academic, and clinical expertsexploring the economic, ethical and professional pressures placed onathletes and why this has become a critical social and health concern.

  • 1:02:13 Sustainable Hospitality: Faculty Panel Discussion

    Sustainable Hospitality: Faculty Panel Discussion

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    Discussion includes state of sustainable practices within the hospitality industry and ongoing industry research. Also to be discussed are comparisons and interactions with other sectors, such as real estate, as well as academic programs at NYU and EHL. M

  • 1:04:44 Sustainable Hospitality: Student and Alumni Panel Discussion

    Sustainable Hospitality: Student and Alumni Panel Discussion

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    Discussion includes state of sustainable practices within the hospitality industry and ongoing industry research. Also to be discussed are comparisons and interactions with other sectors, such as real estate, as well as academic programs at NYU and EHL. M

  • 50:21 Anne Marie Slaughter

    Anne Marie Slaughter

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    Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter, The Role of Citizens and Citizenship Values in Reviving Our Democracy.Dr. Slaughter delivered the keynote address at the United Citizens event, sponsored by the John Brademas Center at NYU. Dr. Slaughter is a university professor

  • 1:32:51 The Wisdom of the Humanities: Building Meaningful Lives and Successful Careers

    The Wisdom of the Humanities: Building Meaningful Lives and Successful Careers

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    A round table discussion featuring five individuals describing diverse paths they have taken since majoring in the humanities as undergraduates. This event will offer practical and personal advice on developing your interests and skills in the humanities

  • 36:32 Teaching with Technology Conference

    Teaching with Technology Conference

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    Keynote Address by Clay Shirky"Massively Collaborative: Teaching and Research in a Networked Age"The NYU Center for Teaching Excellence is pleased to announce Teaching with Technology, a full-day conference open to faculty and graduate students featuring

  • 57:08 Center for Urban Science and Progress Press Conference

    Center for Urban Science and Progress Press Conference

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    On April 23, 2012, Mayor Bloomberg announced the launch of the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), an applied science research institute that is being created by New York University and NYU-Poly with a consortium of world-class universities and

  • 1:35:22 Making Patient-Centered Care a Reality

    Making Patient-Centered Care a Reality

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    New York University College of Nursing's Dean Judi Haber along with the Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation will host a panel presentation and discussion on "Making Patient Centered Care a Reality: A Nursing Perspective."Patient-centered care is a key concep

  • 1:05:04 When the Mind Matters for Morality

    When the Mind Matters for Morality

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    Liane Young, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Boston CollegeAbstract: Mental state reasoning is critical for moral cognition, allowing us to distinguish, for example, murder from manslaughter. I will present neural evidence for distinct cognitive compon

  • 57:15 The Representation of Reinforcement Values in Care-Based Morality

    The Representation of Reinforcement Values in Care-Based Morality

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    James Blair, Chief of the Unit on Affective Cognitive Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, NIHAbstract: This talk will concentrate on two brain areas critical for the development of care-based morality (social rules covering harm to others).

  • 51:00 Morphing Morals: Neurochemical Modulation of Moral Judgment and Behavior

    Morphing Morals: Neurochemical Modulation of Moral Judgment and Behavior

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    Molly Crockett, Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory for Social & Neural Systems Research,Department of Economics, University of ZurichAbstract: Neuroscientists are now discovering how hormones and brain chemicals shape social behavior,

  • 56:05 Are Intuitions Heuristics?

    Are Intuitions Heuristics?

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    S. Matthew Liao, Associate Director, Center for Bioethics; Clinical Associate Professor of Bioethics; Affiliated Professor of Philosophy, New York University.Abstract: Many psychologists and philosophers are attracted to the idea that intuitions are heuri

  • 23:53 Moral Enhancement and the Law

    Moral Enhancement and the Law

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    Maxwell Mehlman, Professor of Bioethics & Law, Case Western Reserve UniversityAbstract: The invention of a drug that enhanced moral judgment would raise a number of legal issues. What should the impact be of taking the drug, or refusing or being unabl

  • 38:07 On the Permissibility of Creating Enhanced People

    On the Permissibility of Creating Enhanced People

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    Ingmar Persson, Professor of Practical Philosophy, University of Gothenburg; Research Fellow, Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of OxfordAbstract: In Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement (OUP, forthcoming 2012) Julian S

  • 1:04:53 Beyond Point-And-Shoot Morality: Why Cognitive (Neuro)Science Matters for Ethics

    Beyond Point-And-Shoot Morality: Why Cognitive (Neuro)Science Matters for Ethics

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    Joshua Greene, John & Ruth Hazel Associate Professor of the Social Sciences Department of Psychology, Harvard UniversityAbstract: Does the "is" is of empirical moral psychology have implications for the "ought" of normative ethics? I'll argue that it

  • 49:53 "The Neurobiology of Virtue" and "Enhancing Criminal Brains?"

    "The Neurobiology of Virtue" and "Enhancing Criminal Brains?"

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    William Casebeer, Program Manager, Defense Advanced Research Projects AgencyFabrice Jotterand, Assistant Professor, Clinical Sciences & Psychiatry, Southwestern Medical Center, University of Texas

  • 56:05 The Moral Life of Babies and Why It Matters

    The Moral Life of Babies and Why It Matters

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    Paul Bloom, Brooks & Suzanne Ragen Professor of Psychology & Cognitive Science, Yale UniversityAbstract: This talk will explore three case-studies of moral psychology: (1) Physical contact, such as helping, hindering, and hitting; (2) Fair and unf

  • 47:24 Social Media

    Social Media

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    Panel Discussion on Social Media -- We all have experienced how fast the word can travel via the internet. Social media has become one of the most powerful tools in the political modern era. This panel explores how the vast sharing of ideas and informatio

  • 1:07:36 The Arab Revolts: A Fourth Wave or an Ebbing Tide?

    The Arab Revolts: A Fourth Wave or an Ebbing Tide?

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    Join the John Brademas Center for the Study of Congress and the Foreign Policy Association for the annual John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture. This year Carl Gershman, President of the National Endowment for Democracy, will present the lecture entitled: "The

  • 1:00:45 Emotion Versus Cognition in Moral Decision-Making: A Dubious Dichotomy

    Emotion Versus Cognition in Moral Decision-Making: A Dubious Dichotomy

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    James Woodward, Distinguished Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, University of PittsburghAbstract: A great deal of work, both within moral philosophy and in the cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience of moral reasoning, assumes a relati

  • 1:17:06 "Climate Ethics," a roundtable discussion at NYU October 28, 2010

    "Climate Ethics," a roundtable discussion at NYU October 28, 2010

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    The discussion covers a range of topics in the area of climate ethics: human rights, international justice, intergenerational ethics, individual responsibility, climate economics, and the ethics of geoengineering.Participants include:Dal e Jamieson, a pro

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