Tagged: Patricia Churchland

Reports from the Moving Naturalism Forward workshop - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Nov 06, 2012

The workshop I described in Moving Naturalism Forward took place – with a few amendments. A half day was lost because of the super storm Sandy. And medical issues led to Patricia Churchland, Lisa Randall, and Hilary Bok cancelling at the … Continue reading → … Read More

Pat Churchland on the science of morality - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 28, 2011

A few months ago there was a flurry of attention around Sam Harris’s book The Moral Landscape and lectures he gave around the time of its publication. A lot of it critical – but not all. I thought the value … Continue reading → … Read More

Answering questions on morality - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 22, 2011

I want to spend a few posts answering some of the questions commenters have raised on my science of morality articles here and at the SciBlogs syndicated version (Open Parachute@ SciBlogs). See, for example, Foundations of human morality. Those articles represent … Continue reading → … Read More

A philosopher comments on science and morality - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Dec 29, 2010

Here’s another video from the Great debate “Can Science tell us Right from Wrong?” (See Telling right from wrong? for more details of this debate and workshop). It’s the presentation by Pat Churchland. She is a philosopher who gives qualified … Continue reading → … Read More