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The Great Debate Panel


A lively panel discussion between Sam Harris, Patricia Smith Churchland, Peter Singer, Lawrence Krauss, Simon Blackburn, Steven Pinker, and Roger Bingham. If human morality is an evolutionary adaptation and if neuroscientists can identify specific brain circuitry governing moral judgment, can scientists determine what is, in fact, right and wrong?  


Books by Steven Pinker:

The Stuff of Thought, 2008 The Language Instinct, 2007 The Blank Slate, 2003


Books by Patricia Churchland:

Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us about Morality Brain-Wise: Studies in Neurophilosophy Neurophilosophy: Toward a Unified Science of the Mind-Brain


Books by Lawrence Krauss:

Quantum Man: Richard Feynman's
Life in Science

Atom: A Single Oxygen Atom's Journey from the
Big Bang to Life on Earth...and Beyond

The Physics of Star Trek