The Richard W. Smith Lecture Series

Fall Lecture

Michael Shermer, Ph.D.

21st Century Ethics:
How Science, Reason, and
Empathy are Bringing a Kinder
and More Realistic Morality

October 5, 2016 / 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Whitsett Room / Sierra Hall 451

R.S.V.P. to Reserve Seats -- (818) 677-7169


Michael Brant Shermer, Ph.D. is a science writer and founder of the The Skeptics Society, an organization with over 55,000 members.  The society's magazine, Skeptic, publishes articles examining pseudoscientific and supernatural claims.  Shermer is also the producer and co-host of a television series titled Exploring the Unknown.

Shermer has published several books, the most recent of which was published in 2015 and is titled "The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom. 


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