Philosophy Dialogue Series covers 'Neuroscience, Moral Responsibility'

By Daniel Palomo III
University News Service
October 1, 2013

The Texas State University Department of Philosophy hosts a dialogue series of more than 40 lectures, interactive presentations and discussions from Sept. 30-Oct. 4. Week two of the dialogue series covers “Neuroscience and Moral Responsibility.”

They will be held in the Dialogue Room 111 at Derrick Hall unless otherwise noted. All events are free and open to the public.

Oct. 2
The Neurophysiology of Free Will: Causal Chains and Human Action
11 a.m., Elaine M. Hull, Psychology and Neuroscience, Florida State University

Oct. 2
Dialogue at the San Marcos Public Library
Bioethics and the Fate of the Responsible Self
3:30 p.m. Jo Ann Carson, philosophy, and the Philosophy Dialogue Class

Oct. 3
My Brain Made Me Do It
12:30 p.m., Leo Bannister and Jude Schweizer, dialogue students

Oct. 4
Talk of the Times
12:30 p.m. Phi Sigma Tau, philosophy honor society

Sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series include: American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, New York Times, National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President for Student Affairs.

For more information and a schedule of upcoming Philosophy Dialogue Series events please visit