Past Event

Is Biological Evolution Compatible with a Moral Conscience?

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Thu, Nov 7 2013 - 5:00pm

Francisco Ayala, Ph.D, Donald Bren Professor of Biological Sciences, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, UC Irvine

Can we retain a notion of moral conscience in the face of evolutionary biology findings? Dr. Ayala, an outspoken critic of U.S. restrictions on federal funding of embryonic stem cell research, will share his thoughts on the important balance between science and morality.

Location: St. Clare Room, Learning Commons and Library, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara
Time: 5 p.m. program
Cost: FREE
Also know: In association with the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics