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Why Do We Do the Right Thing? A Socratic Conversation

        What are the bases for your learning and teaching how to do the right thing?

        • Conscience

        • Reason?

        • Science?

        • Emotions?

        • Religion?

        • Tradition?

        • Upbringing?

        • Education?

        • Law?

        • Honor?

        • Fear?

        • Biology?

        • Or...??
        We’ll explore this together, informed by acclaimed new books like The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values, by Sam Harris, and Ethical Wisdom, by Mark Matousek.

        Please join us to share your experiences, thoughts, and reflections.

        • How Do We Learn To Behave Ethically? Can We Teach It? Should We? How?


        • Can we learn how to make better ethical choices? Can we teach it? Should we? How?
         
         
         
        Next Session:  Thursday, 12/8. Topic: TBA
         
        Individuals with disabilities are invited to request reasonable accommodations including, but not limited to sign language interpretation, Braille or large print materials, and a campus map of accessible features. Address these requests to the Office of Access and Services for Individuals with Disabilities at (212) 678-3689, keller@tc.edu, or Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services at (212) 678-3853 V/TTY, jaech@tc.edu.

        • Jennifer Govan
        • 212-678-3022
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