Harvard University professor Dr. Joshua Greene will present the Annual Dennis McLaughlin Lecture on Monday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Cascia Hall. He will speak on “Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap between Us and Them,” and how he has applied modern scientific techniques to old philosophical questions and current political controversies.
Joshua Greene, Ph.D. is the John and Ruth Hazel Associate Professor of the Social Sciences and the director of the Moral Cognition Laboratory in the Department of Psychology, Harvard University. He studies the psychology and neuroscience of morality, focusing on the interplay between emotion and reasoning in moral decision-making.
The Dennis McLaughlin Lecture is presented yearly in memory of beloved professor Dennis McLaughlin, Ph.D., who taught psychology at Merrimack College for many years.
The lecture is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.