Carl Hart, Columbia University

Sep 27, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
McCormick 101, Princeton University


Event Description

James A. Moffett '29 Lectures in Ethics

Why Everything You Thought You Knew About the Opioid Crisis is Wrong

Professor Carl Hart
Ziff Professor of Psychology and Chair of the Department of Psychology, Columbia University

Hosted by the University Center for Human Values, the Department of African American Studies, Program in Cognitive Science, the Department of Philosophy, Department of Cognitive Science, and the Center for Health and Welfare.

The Moffett Lecture is followed by a Workshop on Drugs and Addiction on Friday, September 28th that brings together academics from different disciplines. 

Time  Session


Welcome & Introduction
Hanna Pickard & Serge Ahmed
"The Puzzle of Drug Choices in Rats and Human Addicts"
10:45pm-12:00pm Richard Holton & Kent Berridge
"Addiction as Incentive-Sensitization: Status and Implications"
12:00pm-13:00pm Lunch
13:00pm-14:15pm Ed Hagen & Jerry Wakefield
"Has Addiction Been Hijacked by the Hijack Hypothesis? Rival Evolutionary Perspectives on Substance Use and Substance Use Disorder"
14:30pm-15:45pm Doug Husak & Stephen Morse
"Addiction and Legal Policy"
16:15pm-17:45pm Anna Konova, Owen Flanagan, & Peg O’Connor

Friday’s Workshop is sponsored by the Program in Cognitive Science, the Department of Philosophy, and the University Center for Human Values, and is followed by a reception and dinner at Prospect House.

If you are interested in attending Friday’s Workshop, please register by filling out the Google form here

Please note, to facilitate continuity between sessions and discussion, participants should plan to attend for the entire day rather than only a select number of sessions. 

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