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Thursday, March 29, 6:30pm -8:00pm
Location: NYU Bookstore, 726 Broadway New York, NY 10003

“This is Your Brain on Politics: Why people believe what they want to believe, and deny science selectively” with Jonathan Moreno and Jonathan Haidt, moderated by S. Matthew Liao.

Jonathan Moreno is David and Lyn Silfen University Professor of Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania, and author of The Body Politic: The Battle Over Science in America (BLP, 2012) and Mind Wars: Brain Science and the Military in the 21st Century (BLP pap. ed., 2012).

Jonathan Haidt is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia. He’s the author of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion (Pantheon, 2012) and The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom (Basic Books, 2006).

S. Matthew Liao is Director of the Bioethics Program, Associate Professor in the Center for Bioethics, and Affiliated Professor in the Department of Philosophy at New York University.

Co-sponsored by the Bellevue Literary Press.

Link: http://www.bookstores.nyu.edu/webcomm/events/indexmarch2012.html


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