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Attend ethics related events on topics including climate change, moral development in youth, race, food, health, religion, and philosophy.
by David Price Mar 21, 2020

A lecture hall full of people watching a panel presentation.

The Rock Ethics Institute frequently collaborates with researchers and organizations internal and external to Penn State to host ethics-related events.

To find out more about having the REI cosponsorships, and to apply for funding, please visit our Sponsorship of Speakers page.

 

Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Adam Waytz

Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Adam Waytz

When: Mar 03, 2021 at 3:30 PM
Where: Virtual (Zoom)

Lecture title: "Humans and Machines." Hosted by the Rock Ethics Institute’s Moral Agency and Moral Development Initiative—which is convened by C. Daryl Cameron, assistant professor of psychology in Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts—the Expanding Empathy lecture series provides a window into understanding when, why, and how people decide to have empathy and concern and to help other people. Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Adam Waytz - Read More…

Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Liane Young

Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Liane Young

When: Mar 10, 2021 at 3:30 PM
Where: Virtual (Zoom)

Lecture title: "How Social Context Shapes Social Cognition." Hosted by the Rock Ethics Institute’s Moral Agency and Moral Development Initiative—which is convened by C. Daryl Cameron, assistant professor of psychology in Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts—the Expanding Empathy lecture series provides a window into understanding when, why, and how people decide to have empathy and concern and to help other people. Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Liane Young - Read More…

Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Brock Bastian

Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Brock Bastian

When: Mar 17, 2021 at 3:30 PM
Where: Virtual (Zoom)

Lecture title: "Motivational Bias in Empathy for Animals: Understanding the Role of Need Satisfaction and Mind Perception." Hosted by the Rock Ethics Institute’s Moral Agency and Moral Development Initiative—which is convened by C. Daryl Cameron, assistant professor of psychology in Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts—the Expanding Empathy lecture series provides a window into understanding when, why, and how people decide to have empathy and concern and to help other people. Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Brock Bastian - Read More…

Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Lasana Harris

Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Lasana Harris

When: Mar 23, 2021 at 12:30 PM
Where: Virtual (Zoom)

Lecture title: "Flexible Social Cognition as a Proactive Empathy Regulation Strategy." Hosted by the Rock Ethics Institute’s Moral Agency and Moral Development Initiative—which is convened by C. Daryl Cameron, assistant professor of psychology in Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts—the Expanding Empathy lecture series provides a window into understanding when, why, and how people decide to have empathy and concern and to help other people. Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Lasana Harris - Read More…

Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Jay Van Bavel

Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Jay Van Bavel

When: Mar 31, 2021 at 3:30 PM
Where: Virtual (Zoom)

Lecture title: "For Better or Worse: The Role of Social Identity in the Pandemic." Hosted by the Rock Ethics Institute’s Moral Agency and Moral Development Initiative—which is convened by C. Daryl Cameron, assistant professor of psychology in Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts—the Expanding Empathy lecture series provides a window into understanding when, why, and how people decide to have empathy and concern and to help other people. Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Jay Van Bavel - Read More…

Science and Values in Climate Risk Management Speaker Series: Elisabeth Lloyd

Science and Values in Climate Risk Management Speaker Series: Elisabeth Lloyd

When: Apr 01, 2021 at 4:00 PM
Where: Virtual (Zoom)

Why Storylines can Provide Evidence for Climate Change in Extreme Events: The Risks of False Negatives Science and Values in Climate Risk Management Speaker Series: Elisabeth Lloyd - Read More…

Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Jim A.C. Everett

Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Jim A.C. Everett

When: Apr 07, 2021 at 4:00 PM

Lecture title: "Switching Tracks? A Two-Dimensional Model of Utilitarian Psychology." Hosted by the Rock Ethics Institute’s Moral Agency and Moral Development Initiative—which is convened by C. Daryl Cameron, assistant professor of psychology in Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts—the Expanding Empathy lecture series provides a window into understanding when, why, and how people decide to have empathy and concern and to help other people. Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Jim A.C. Everett - Read More…

Science and Values in Climate Risk Management Speaker Series: Naomi Oreskes

Science and Values in Climate Risk Management Speaker Series: Naomi Oreskes

When: Apr 22, 2021 at 4:00 PM
Where: Virtual (Zoom)

Henry Charles Lea Professor of the History of Science—Harvard University Science and Values in Climate Risk Management Speaker Series: Naomi Oreskes - Read More…