The Marshall Lecture in Public Philosophy

The Marshall Lecture in Public Philosophy is an annual delivered by a prominent philosopher who brings living philosophical debates about ethics into the public sphere. It is presented with the support of the Rowland Marshall Public Philosophy Lecture Fund and Saint Mary's University.

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Can Psychologists Tell Us Anything About Morality?

OCTOBER 12, 2017


DR. STEPHEN STICH – Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science,
Rutgers University


The 2017 Marshall Lectures explores the points where experimental psychology, philosophy, and ethics meet. Dr. Stephen Stich will ask why there is so much moral disagreement, whether there are correct and incorrect answers to moral questions, and if real altruism possible, or whether the ultimate goal of all human behaviour is self-interest?

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