FORA.tv Speaker - Jesse Prinz

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Biography

Jesse J. Prinz is currently a Distinguished Professor of philosophy at the City University of New York, Graduate Center. He is also the director of the Committee for Interdisciplinary Science Studies there. He previously taught at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Washington University, St. Louis, with visiting positions at University College London, California Institute of Technology, and University of Maryland, College Park. He took his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago.

Prinz works primarily in the philosophy of psychology and has authored several books and over 100 articles, addressing such topics as emotion, moral psychology, aesthetics and consciousness. Much of his work in these areas has been a defense of empiricism against psychological nativism. He is an advocate of experimental philosophy.

2 Programs

CUNY's 50th Anniversary Celebration

04.16.12 | 00:56:50 min | 0 comments

We Are What We Remember: Memory and Biology

03.28.11 | 01:22:54 min | 1 comment