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Zombies and Zombethics! Symposium

Zombies and Zombethics! Walking with the Dead: An Ethics Symposium for the Living on Halloween 2012.

This symposium will feature a Zombie Braains Inspired Panel (among many other exciting panels, see Zombethics Tab for more info) inspired by The Walking Dead Clip Below. This discussion will include a stellar group of virtual and local speakers followed by a moderated discussion.

If you already RSVP’d, lucky you! If you didn’t RSVP, see how to get on the waiting list below.  The Zombie Walk at 1130am is open and does not require registration. Contact Alison Kear ([email protected]) for details.

The Walking Dead: Season 1 Episode 6: Test Subject-19 Brain Scan of Transformation


Also joining us will be our local friends of the Neuroethics Program:

  • Eddy Nahmias PhD. Neurophilosopher and Associate Professor of Philosophy at Georgia State University. Dr. Nahmias will discuss the relationship between the brain and free will.

  • Bob McCauley, PhD. Director of Emory’s Center for Mind, Brain, and Culture and Professor of Philosophy. Dr. McCauley will discuss the relationship between the brain and mind.

  • Darryl Neill, PhD. Professor of Psychology at Emory.  Darryl Neill will discuss the psychological underpinnings of zombiehood.

The session will be moderated by Emory’s Neuroethics Program Director, Dr. Karen Rommelfanger.

This event is hosted by the Center for Ethics and organized by the Neuroethics Program and the Religion and Public Health Ethics Program.

The event is free, but seating is limited and attendance will be by RSVP only! Seating is now by waiting list only. Contact Alison Kear ([email protected]) to be added to the waiting list.

 For full day’s events, please click the Zombethics Tab.


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