Philosopher Dr. Christopher DiCarlo shares beliefs on critical thinking

09/19/13 Robert Lorei
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Dr. Christopher DiCarlo

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Radioactivity speaks with Dr. Christopher DiCarlo. He is a philosopher, educator, and author, who currently teaches in the Faculty of Human Biology at the University of Toronto. Dicarlo will speaking USF Humanities Institute today on the art of critical thinking and will tackle the “big questions” of right and wrong. He draws on philosophy, the neurosciences and social sciences to address “The New Ethics: A Synthetic Understanding of Good and Evil.”

DiCarlo has given lectures world-wide, addressing topics such as critical thinking and skepticism as well as ethics; his most recent book is How to Become a Really Good Pain in the Ass: A Critical Thinker’s Guide to Asking the Right Questions. His honors include the 2008 Best Lecturer in Ontario Award, given by TVO’s Big Ideas, and the Canadian Humanist of the Year Award.

Listen to his lecture below:

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