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  • 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

  • 1:14:38 Global Justice and Political Philosophy

    Global Justice and Political Philosophy

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    Amartya Sen, the 1998 Nobel Laureate in Economics, will deliver New York University's Annual Lewis Burke Frumkes Lecture on Thursday, November 4, 7:30 p.m. at NYU's Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center (100 Washington Square East [at Washington Place]; enter

  • 52:02 Teaching the Cold War and Latin America in a High School Classroom

    Teaching the Cold War and Latin America in a High School Classroom

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    The CLACS Teacher Residency Program, funded by the Department of Education, was first piloted in the fall of 2010. Through this program, select teachers work closely with NYU faculty members, NYU Bobst Library resources, and CLACS K-12 outreach staff to r

  • 1:01:52 Teaching the Cold War and Latin America in a High School Classroom, Pt. 2

    Teaching the Cold War and Latin America in a High School Classroom, Pt. 2

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    The CLACS Teacher Residency Program, funded by the Department of Education, was first piloted in the fall of 2010. Through this program, select teachers work closely with NYU faculty members, NYU Bobst Library resources, and CLACS K-12 outreach staff to r

  • 1:31:44 NYU College of Nursing panel presentation: "The Future of Nursing" report, February 17, 2011

    NYU College of Nursing panel presentation: "The Future of Nursing" report, February 17, 2011

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    New York University College of Nursing's Dean Terry Fulmer along with the Alex and Rita Hillman Family Foundation will host a panel presentation and discussion on "The Future of Nursing" report, a Robert Wood Johnson Initiative at the Institute of Medicin

  • 1:14:20 NYU's Educating for Sustainability Lecture Series: Liam Heneghan, Feb. 15, 2011

    NYU's Educating for Sustainability Lecture Series: Liam Heneghan, Feb. 15, 2011

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    "Ten Things Wrong With Environmental Thought & What We Can Do To Change Them: An Environmental Manifesto" Liam Heneghan, an environmental scientist teaching at DePaul University, asks if the environmentalism that we have received from the foundational

  • 1:27:06 Session IV: Ramifications for Law, National Security & Other Institutions

    Session IV: Ramifications for Law, National Security & Other Institutions

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    Should the research on moral psychology be interpreted as suggesting new approaches for improving, or perhaps enhancing, moral intuitions, attitudes, judgments, and behavior or for reforming social institutions? Can we create more effective educational to

  • 1:01:35 Is There One Moral Brain?

    Is There One Moral Brain?

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    Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Chauncey Stillman Professor of Practical Ethics, Department of Philosophy and the Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke UniversityAbstract: Different kinds of moral dilemmas produce activity in different parts of the brain, so there i

  • 1:32:27 Educating for Sustainability Lecture: Jonathan Foley

    Educating for Sustainability Lecture: Jonathan Foley

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    Environmentalist Jonathan Foley presents NYU's Educating for Sustainability Lecture: "Can We Feed a Growing World and Still Sustain the Planet?"Increasing global population, incomes, dietary consumption and biofuel use are placing unprecedented demands on

  • 04:20 Temple and Tomb: Prehistoric Malta, 3600 - 2500 BCE

    Temple and Tomb: Prehistoric Malta, 3600 - 2500 BCE

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    Located between southern Italy and the northern coast of Africa, the Maltese archipelago was home to an astonishing and artistically rich prehistoric culture. During the later Temple Period (ca. 3600--2500 bce), the early Maltese constructed extraordinary

  • 42:36 "The Global Pigeon" - A Lecture on the Ubiquitous Urban Bird by Colin Jerolmack

    "The Global Pigeon" - A Lecture on the Ubiquitous Urban Bird by Colin Jerolmack

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    NYU Sociologist Colin Jerolmack discusses his new book "The Global Pigeon," which examines how society's complex and contradictory relationships with pigeons—from city campaigns to evict them to working-class and immigrant communities who breed and

  • 1:47:31 Open Source Summit @ NYU DC - Part One: Open Source Communities

    Open Source Summit @ NYU DC - Part One: Open Source Communities

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    NYU Washington, DCJune 25-26, 2013Open Source SummitPart One: Open Source Communities - How they work. How to engage with them. How to manage them.The 2013 Open Source Summit features professionals explaining how to build, engage with, and maintain open s

  • 24:47 President William J. Clinton's Speech to Graduates at NYU's 2011 Commencement

    President William J. Clinton's Speech to Graduates at NYU's 2011 Commencement

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    President William J. Clinton -- Founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States -- addressed the graduates at today's ceremony on behalf of the honorary degree recipients. President Clinton received a Doctor of Laws de

  • 1:17:46 Judicial Independence Vs. Judicial Corruption

    Judicial Independence Vs. Judicial Corruption

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    On Monday, April 25, the event, "Judicial Independence vs. Judicial Corruption: Judicial Decision-making in China and its Implications" was moderated by Prof...

  • 1:02:39 Civil/Military Relations In The Twenty-First Century

    Civil/Military Relations In The Twenty-First Century

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    On February 19, the Center on Law and Security and the Students for the Education and Representation of Veterans (SERV) sponsored this event featuring David ...

  • 1:32:46 From Page To Practice: Corporations As Progressive Actors, Panel 1

    From Page To Practice: Corporations As Progressive Actors, Panel 1

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    Corporations play a tremendously important role in shaping the lives of almost every human being living on this planet. They wield enormous political, econom...

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