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Riana Betzler – The Antiquity of Empathy: Why Research on the Evolution of Empathy Matters for Contemporary Moral Psychology

November 2, 2022 Leave a comment Go to comments

The Biology Department at McGill will be hosting Prof. Riana Betzler (San Jose State University) this Thursday, Nov 3rd at 4:00pm (Coffee and Pastries at 3:30pm) in StewBio (N2/2).

She will present her ground-breaking evolutionary research on the:

The Antiquity of Empathy: Why Research on the Evolution of Empathy Matters for Contemporary Moral Psychology

Ideas on the origins of empathy and its relationship to modern society have never been more important than the present. As the world and its cultures become more polarized and wars continue it is crucially important to understand the philosophical foundations of empathy.

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