Experimental Philosophy of the Self at NYU

One of the most exciting developments in experimental philosophy these days has been the surge of work on how people understand the self. Over the past few years, there have been a whole bunch of
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One of the most exciting developments in experimental philosophy these days has been the surge of work on how people understand the self. Over the past few years, there have been a whole bunch of  really interesting studies  on personal identity, on the 'true self,' and on the way that people's understanding of the self impacts their judgments about various other matters (moral responsibility,  motivational internalism, altruism, etc.). It seemed like a good idea to have a workshop that would bring together researchers from different disciplines who were doing cutting-edge work on this topic. The result is Experimental Philosophy of the Self, coming up Dec. 13 at NYU. The list of presenters really speaks for itself:Daniel Bartels (Psychologist, Chicago)Elisabeth Camp(Philosopher, Rutgers)Ruth Chang(Philosopher, Rutgers)Simon Cullen(Philosopher, Princeton)Stephen Darwall(Philosopher, Yale)David Faraci and David Shoemaker(Philosophers, UNC and Tulane)George Newman(Psychologist,. . .

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