Whos hotter - Drew Barrymore or Catherine Zeta-Jones? What happens if you throw Pam Anderson into the mix? Is Texas justice the same as justice in the Amazon? Or is justice fluid, particular to the time and place in which the crime occurred? What did the abuses of Abu Ghraib have in common with Philip Zimbardo's Stanford Prison Experiment? In his new book A Very Bad Wizard: Morality Behind the Curtain, philosopher, author and assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Houston Tamler Sommers examines these and other questions in interviews with ten authorities in the field of moral psychology. Sommers, whom Yale professor Joshua Knobe calls "something of a legend in the world of philosophy," will sign and discuss his book today at 7 p.m. Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-523-0701 or visit www.brazosbookstore.com. Free.
Wed., March 24, 2010
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