Cotton Lecture in Philosophy- Dr. Erik Parens

    Location: Hays Science Hall: 104 Class of 1951 Lecture Hall
    Date: 03/27/19
    Time: 7:30PM - 8:30PM


    "At The Hastings Center, Erik Parens investigates the ethical implications of using technologies such as psychopharmacology, surgery, and gene editing to shape ourselves and our children.  He also investigates how emerging sciences such as genetics and neuroscience shape our understanding of ourselves as persons.  His most recent book is Shaping Our Selves: On Technology, Flourishing and a Habit of Thinking (Oxford University Press).

    He is the author or editor of 5 books, as well as numerous articles and commentaries for academic journals and general-interest publications.

    Parens received his Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of Chicago’s Committee on Social Thought, and his B.A. from the Committee on General Studies in the Humanities"

    Ticket Information: free and open to the public

    For more information please contact:
    Violet Benge
    Event ID:43754

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