Podcast of Lecture by Eric Schwitzgebel
Following the house full lecture by Eric Schwitzgebel, Professor of Philosophy, University of California at Riverside we are pleased to offer this as a podcast.Entitled An Empirical Perspective on the Mencius-Xunzi Debate about Human Nature please click here to listen.
Mencius and Xunzi were two of the early followers of Confucius with polarised opinions on the essential nature of humankind.
Eric Schwitzgebel, Professor of Philosophy at University of California at Riverside, is a prolific writer as well as a popular and accessible speaker. His areas of interest include philosophy of psychology; philosophy of mind; cognitive development; philosophy of science; classical Chinese philosophy; epistemology; perceptual and cognitive psychology; and metaphilosophy.
The Confucius Institute for Scotland is pleased to present this podcast of the talk given on Tuesday 19 January in the Confucius Institute.
For a more detailed profile of Eric Schwitzgebel and to visit his blog please click here. .