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Discoveries in Brain Science and New Ethical Challenges: What Can Spinoza Teach Us?
March 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lecture by Professor Heidi Ravven
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This event is co-sponsored with The Harold J. and Arlyne G. Levy Lecture and Conference Fund UB Humanities Institute .
Professor Heidi M. Ravven, of Hamilton College, is a specialist on the philosophy of the seventeenth century Jewish philosopher, Baruch Spinoza. She was the first philosopher to propose that Spinoza anticipated central discoveries in the neuroscience of the emotions. Ravven has published widely on Spinoza’s philosophic thought, on the twelfth century philosopher Moses Maimonides, on free will and the new brain sciences, and on Jewish ethics.
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