Book Discussion on The Ethical Brain

Michael Gazzaniga discussed his book The Ethical Brain, published by Dana Press, with novelist Tom Wolfe. Mr. Wolfe made… read more

Michael Gazzaniga discussed his book The Ethical Brain, published by Dana Press, with novelist Tom Wolfe. Mr. Wolfe made references to Michael Gazzaniga and Mr. Gazzaniga’s previous book, The Social Brain, in his novel I Am Charlotte Simmons. The two men talked about the ethical implications of stem cell research, early term abortion, and the removal of life support for brain-dead patients. Professor Gazzaniga also gave an overview of his research on the parts of the brain that, he says, determine our ethical decisions. They responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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New York, New York, United States
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Jul 9, 2005
Last Aired:
Apr 19, 2007

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  • Jul 09, 2005 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 10, 2005 | 11:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Apr 19, 2007 | 3:19am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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