About the speakers

Simon Blackburn (University of Cambridge): On Facts and Values

Christopher Boehm (University of Southern California): Conscience and the Problem of Free-Riders

Patricia Churchland (University of California San Diego): Neuroscience of the Moral Sense

Frans de Waal (Emory University): Primate Building Blocks of Human Moral Psychology

Pier Francesco Ferrari (University of Parma): From Mirror Neurons to Morality

Owen Flanagan (Duke University): Are there Universal Virtues?

Oren Harman (Bar Ilan University): History of the Altruism Debate in Biology

Richard Joyce (Victoria University):
Human Morality: Adaptation or Spandrel

Melanie Killen (University of Maryland): Morality, Intentionality, and Intergroup Relationships

Phillip Kitcher
(Columbia University):
Is a Naturalized Ethics Possible?

Darcia Narvaez  (University of Notre Dame): Is Darwin's "Moral Sense" Epigenetic? The Importance of Early Experience for Moral Functioning

Ara Norenzayan  (University of British Columbia): Pressure From Above: Supernatural Monitoring and Moral Behavior

Telmo Pievani (University of Milano Bicocca) & Giorgio Vallortigara (Università di Trento): Born to Believe: Biological and Philosophical Roots to the Supernatural

Stephen Pope (Boston College): The evolution of morality and the ethics of virtue: Toward a scientifically-informed theological ethics

Jeffrey Schloss (Westmont College): Implications of Differing Evolutionary Accounts of Morality for Metaethics

Jan Verplaetse (Ghent University): Blood and Honor. The Moral Significance of Human Violence

Liane Young (Boston College): When the Mind Matters for Morality