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Date:
October 8
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$85.00 – $95.00
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A Melbourne CBD Location

Adapting Our Moral Minds To The Modern World

Lunch with Dr. Tim Dean

Hosted by:
Dianne Jacobs

October 8 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

$85.00 – $95.00

Is our evolved sense of right and wrong out of step with the modern world?

How do we separate what’s natural from what’s right?

How can we reshape our thinking to thrive in the world?

To guide us through this conversation is Dr. Tim Dean Senior Philosopher, Manos Chair in Ethics at The Ethics Centre.

Tim is a public philosopher, speaker and writer. He has a Doctorate in philosophy from the University of New South Wales on the evolution of morality and specialises in public philosophy, ethics and critical thinking.

He is an Honorary Associate at the University of Sydney and the author of How We Became Human published by Pan Macmillan. He is also an experienced science writer and editor and has worked for outlets such as The Conversation and edited magazines including Cosmos and Australian Life Scientist. He is the recipient of the Australasian Association of Philosophy Media Professionals’ Award for his work on philosophy in the public sphere.

“Ethics is our superpower; it’s what makes us human.” – Dr Tim Dean.

Join this fascinating discussion and hear the perspectives of one of Australia’s brightest philosophers along with fellow members, potential members and guests.   

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