Philosophy of science and mind topic of Nov. 6 lecture
Professor David Spurret, professor of philosophy and classics in the Howard College at the University of Kwazulu-Natal School of Religion in South Africa, will give a talk, "Sacred Value, Rule-based Choice and the Brain" at 4 p.m. Wedneday, Nov. 6, 2013 in 1920 Sangren Hall.
Spurret's research is focused mainly on philosophy of science, cognitive science and philosophy of mind. He has authored and co-written journal articles and co-edited books on addiction, disordered gambling, voluntary agency and metaphysics, and published papers in a range of areas in philosophy and cognitive science. His current research is focused on different versions of the claim that there is, or has to be, a 'common currency' for representing the values of options open to an agent.
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