Mar 19, 2013
from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM
|Where||Duke Univ: Reynolds Theater in the Bryan Center|
|Contact Name||Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & Hist. of Med|
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Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist at the NYU-Stern School of Business. His research examines the intuitive foundations of morality, and how morality varies across cultures. In recent years he has exam-ined the moral cultures of liberals, conservatives, and libertarians. Haidt is the author more than 90 academic articles and two books: The Happiness Hypo-thesis, and The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion. He has spoken twice at the TED conference-once on politics, once on religion. He was named a "top 100 global thinker" of 2012 by Foreign Policy magazine
The Boyarsky Lectureship, created through a gift from Drs. Saul and Rose Boyarsky, brings distinguished lecturers to Duke University who can inspire achievement in social justice and public health through science.