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September 14-15, 2017
conference paper
Moral Enhancement and Moral Progress: Compatibilist Concerns
Neuroscience and Society: Ethical, Legal & Clinical Implications of Neuroscience Research conference, Sydney, NSW, Australia
August 29, 2017
departmental seminar
Moral Enhancement and Moral Progress
Department of Philosophy, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
August 25, 2017
seminar paper
Cognitive Enhancement: Negligence, Workplace, and Regulation
Sydney Law School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
July 1 – 6, 2017
conference paper
Cognitive Enhancement: A Social Experiment With Technology
Australasian Association of Philosophy conference, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
July 31 – August 7, 2016
conference paper
Outsmarted
Enhancing Life Project meeting, Berlin, Germany
July 10-15, 2016
conference paper
What Goes, When Anything Goes? Brains, Norms, and Neuro-Interventions.
Designing Moral Technologies: Theoretical, Practical, and Ethical Issues conference, Monte Verità, Switzerland
June 3-5, 2016
conference paper
No Justice Without Retribution
Justice Without Retribution conference, Cornell, NY
May 20-21, 2016
conference paper
Cognitive Enhancement and Control of Emerging Technologies
Ethics and The Brain conference
Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience, Flint, MI, USA
May 16-17, 2016
conference paper
Goldilocks Theory of Moral Enhancement
Human Flourishing in The Age of Gene Editing conference
The Hastings Center, Garrison, NY
March 19-21, 2016
conference paper
What Goes, When Anything Goes? Brains, Norms, and Neuro-Interventions.
The Ethical Use of Emerging Technologies conference
The University of Queensland, St. Lucia Campus, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
January 18-20, 2016
conference paper
The End of Moral Enhancement
4th Australasian Workshop on Moral Philosophy, Kioloa, NSW, Australia
January 7-8, 2016
conference paper
Moral Agency and Moral Enhancement
Human Enhancement and The Law: Regulating for the Future conference, St Anne’s College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
November 13-14, 2015
conference paper
Why Capacity Matters: The fairness of treating people like that like that for that
Gothenburg Workshop on Neuroscience and Responsibility, Gothenburg, Sweden
October 29-30, 2015
invited speaker
BEYOND THE DICHOTOMIES: On Madness vs Badness and Treatment vs Punishment
Criminal Responsibility and Neuroscience conference, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA
September 22, 2015
talk
Neuroenhancement
Women Inspire forum
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
August 20-22, 2015
keynote speaker, co-authored w/ Emma A. Jane
Outsmarted: Cognitive Enhancement and the Unexpected Consequences of Emerging Technologies
Experimenting With New Technologies in Society conference
Technische Universiteit Delft, Delft, The Netherlands
August 7, 2015
talk, co-authored w/ Emma A. Jane
Outsmarted: Cognitive Enhancement and the Unexpected Consequences of Emerging Technologies
Enhancing Life Project workshop
Banff Centre, Banff, AB, Canada
July 5-9, 2015
conference paper, co-authored w/ Emma A. Jane
Outsmarted: Cognitive Enhancement and the Unexpected Consequences of Emerging Technologies
Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference
Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
June 25, 2015
invited speaker
Discerning Madness from Badness
Neuroscience in Australian Courtrooms: Responsibility, Liability and the Capacity to Punish
Sydney Law School, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
June 18, 2015
lecture, w/ Emma A. Jane
Enhancing The Brain
Neuroethics Thought Experiments series hosted by the St James Ethics Centre
Level 1, Legion House, 161 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
June 9, 2015
invited speaker
Cognitive Enhancement: Should I prescribe? Should I use?
Plunkett Centre for Ethics, Australian Catholic University
St Vincent’s Hospital, Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
June 4, 2015
lecture
Happiness and The Brain
Neuroethics Thought Experiments series hosted by the St James Ethics Centre
Level 1, Legion House, 161 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
May 28, 2015
lecture
Love and The Brain
Neuroethics Thought Experiments series hosted by the St James Ethics Centre
Level 1, Legion House, 161 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
April 1, 2015
invited speaker
Why Capacity Matters: the fairness of treating people like that like that for that
Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
March 31, 2015
conference paper
Enhancement, Side Effects, and Agency
Faster, Higher, Smarter? Psychological and Moral Aspects of Stimulant Use and Abuse conference
Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
March 27, 2015
conference paper
Discerning Madness from Badness
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Moral Responsibility conference
Utah Valley University Orem, UT, USA
March 2, 2015
public lecture
Neuroenhancement: blessing or curse?
Millsaps College
Jackson, MS, USA
February 28, 2015
public lecture
Criminal Punishment and Brain Interventions
TEDxEmory 2015, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
February 21, 2015
conference paper, co-authored w/ Emma A. Jane
Should we fear the new ‘normal’?
Panel on Moral Enhancement: A Critical Assessment, APA Central Division Meeting
St. Louis, MO, USA
December 11, 2014
session chair
Chair of session on Neuroscience and the Self
Neuroethics Down Under conference
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
November 20-21, 2014
conference paper
Why mental capacity matters
Moral Responsibility: Non-metaphysical Approaches workshop
Centre for Agency, Values, and Ethics (CAVE), Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
September 14, 2014
session chair
Cognitive Enhancement
NEURO-INTERVENTIONS AND THE LAW: Regulating Human Mental Capacity conference
Organized by the Atlanta Neuroethics Consortium. Hosted at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
September 13, 2014
panelist
Sessions on Making People Sane Enough for Punishment and Making People Sane Enough for Trial
NEURO-INTERVENTIONS AND THE LAW: Regulating Human Mental Capacity conference
Organized by the Atlanta Neuroethics Consortium. Hosted at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
September 12, 2014
opening address
Neuro-Interventions, Responsibility, and Mental Capacity
NEURO-INTERVENTIONS AND THE LAW: Regulating Human Mental Capacity conference
Organized by the Atlanta Neuroethics Consortium. Hosted at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
August 13-15, 2014
conference paper co-authored w/ Emma A. Jane
Should we fear the “new normal”?
COGNITIVE ENHANCEMENT: Moral, Legal and Scientific Challenges conference
Philosophy Section, Technische Universiteit Delft, Delft, The Netherlands
June 6-7, 2014
conference paper
I’m gonna kill the duck-rabbit: discerning madness from badness
Law & neuroscience: Revising the legal standard for insanity conference
Villa Schifanoia, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
May 2, 2014
workshop talk and participant
Neurolaw Databasing
Neurolaw in Australia workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
April 29, 2014
public talk
Can science remove the need for punishment in criminal justice?
Shaken and Stirred at Thai Nesia, 243 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, Australia
April 26, 2014
public talk
Enhancement: the new “normal”?
TEDxSydney 2014, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW, Australia
April 10, 2014
invited talk
The Burdens of Cognitive Enhancement
Department of Philosophy, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AB, USA
February 28, 2014
co-presenter w/ Jessica Gabel
Brains on Trial
21st Annual Criminal Practice seminar, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, USA
February 6-9, 2014
symposium participant
Speaker at the Punishment! symposium
Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology annual meeting, Charleston, SC, USA
November 20, 2013
invited paper
Doing away with capacities: a non-capacitarian compatibilist approach to responsibility
Judging Responsibility: in the courtroom, in the lab, and in the armchair conference
Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
October 31, 2013
workshop chair
Enhancing Responsibility Project meeting
Philosophy Section, Technische Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands
September 27, 2013
co-chair workshop
Treating the Criminal Offender Brain. Can we? Should we? workshop (PDF Programme)
Robina Institute for Criminal Justice, Minneapolis, MN, USA
June 25-27, 2013
workshop chair
Enhancing Responsibility Project meeting
Philosophy Section, Faculty of TBM, Technische Universiteit Delft, Delft, The Netherlands
June 9-10, 2013
conference paper w/ Jeanette Kennett and Anke Snoek
Drug Addiction and Criminal Responsibility
International conference on LAW AND NEUROSCIENCE: the work of Stephen Morse
Department of Law, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
May 19, 2013
conference paper w/ Gerben Meynen
Sane Enough (For What)? Mental Capacity in Criminal Responsibility and Competence.
Philosophical Issues in Crime and Mental Illness conference, San Francisco, CA, USA
May 17, 2013
workshop convenor w/ Hank Greely & Jeanette Kennett
Changing Selves
Third Capacity-Character Project workshop hosted by Hank Greely
Stanford Law School, Stanford, CA, USA
May 4, 2013
invited paper w/ Filippo Santoni de Sio
Responsibility and Capacity in Libertarian and Compatibilist Thinking.
Symposium on David Hodgson’s book “Rationality + Consciousness = Free Will”
Sydney Law School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Feb 1-2, 2013
invited paper w/ Nadira Faulmüller, Filippo Santoni de Sio & Hannah Maslen
Enhancing Responsibility
Interdisciplinary workshop on neuroenhancement
Institut für Philosophie, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany
Nov 14, 2012
invited lecture
Enhancing Responsibility
University of San Francisco, CA, USA
Nov 8, 2012
invited paper
Restoring Responsibility: Promoting Justice, Therapy and Reform through Direct Brain Interventions
Julius Stone Institute of Jurisprudence
Sydney Law School, University of Sydney, Australia
Sep 22-27, 2012
paper
A Compatibilist Theory of Legal Responsibility
Center for Law and the Biosciences, Stanford Law School
Stanford, CA, USA
Sep 10-22, 2012
research & collaboration
Meetings of the ER Project team and EANL
Delft & Den Haag, The Netherlands
Sep 7-8, 2012
invited paper
Four Challenges For The Conceptual Foundations Of Neurolaw
Law and Neuroscience: State of the Art
Rutgers Institute for Law and Philosophy, NJ, USA
Jul 24, 2012
co-organiser
Seminar on “Addiction Neuroethics” by Adrian Carter & Wayne Hall
Agency and Moral Cognition Network
Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Jul 7, 2012
invited lecture
Enhancing Responsibility
Blackheath Philosophy Forum
Blackheath, NSW, Australia
May-June 2012
research & conferences
Planned research visit to Europe
Netherlands & UK
Apr 20, 2012
invited speaker
Topic: Enhancing Responsibility
T. C. Beirne School of Law
University of Queensland, Australia
Apr 19, 2012
invited speaker
Neuroscience and Criminal Responsibility
UQ Centre for Clinical Research
University of Queensland, Australia
Apr 13, 2012
invited participant
A Compatibilist Theory of Legal Responsibility
Workshop on Criminal Responsibility and its History, University of Minnesota Law School
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Nov 21, 2011
invited speaker
Cognitive enhancement and responsibility
Faculty of Law
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Nov 4, 2011
invited speaker
Legal responsibility adjudication and the normative authority of the mind sciences
Law School and Philosophy Department
The University of Adelaide, Australia
Sep 4, 2011
conference paper
Cognitive enhancement and responsibility
European Congress of Analytic Philosophy 7
Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Italy
Aug 20, 2011
invited speaker
Moderate reasons-responsiveness: a diachronic account
Round table on reasons-responsiveness in relation to moral responsibility
Stijlkamer Janskerkhof, Janskerkhof 13, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Jul 14-15, 2011
conference paper
Restoring responsibility through direct brain interventions
Neurolaw in Australia
Philosophy Department, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Jul 4-8, 2011
invited speaker
What cognitive enhancement means for legal and moral responsibility
Brocher – Hastings Center Summer Academy on Human Enhancement
Fondation Brocher, Geneva, Switzerland
Jun 28, 2011
invited speaker
Can drugs make us responsible?
Faculty of Law, Institute of Criminal Sciences
Universitat Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Jun 23, 2011
conference paper
Can drugs make us responsible?
What Makes Us Moral? Conference
Faculty of Philosophy, VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jun 17, 2011
conference paper
w/ Jeanette Kennett
Not skin-deep. Does Botox impair agency-tracking?
Agency Tracking and Its Disorders
Centre of Excellence in Cognition and Its Disorders, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Jun 15, 2011
invited speaker
Neurolaw: Themes and Issues
The Centre for Legal Governance Seminar Series
Law School, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Apr 18-19, 2011
poster
Enhancing Responsibility
Responsible Innovation
NWO, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Apr 11-12, 2011
conference paper
Capacitarianism, responsibility and restored mental capacities
TILTing Perspectives 2011: Technologies on the stand
Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Apr 8, 2011
invited speaker
Cognitive enhancement and responsibility
Free Will, Responsibility, and Moral Character
Faculty of Philosophy, VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Dec 8, 2010
invited speaker
A Compatibilist Theory of Legal Responsibility
Law and the Science of Moral Judgement conference
Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, University of Oslo, Norway.
Nov 18-19, 2010
invited speaker
Neurolaw: themes and issues
Meeting of the Agency and Moral Cognition Network
Philosophy Department, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
Oct 15-16, 2010
invited commentator
Strawsonian and Consequentialist Views on Personal Responsibility workshop
Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Sep 1-2, 2010
invited speaker
The Restoration and Enhancement of Responsibility
Sentenced to treatment: the legitimacy of therapeutic justice and behavior control
Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, University of Oslo, Norway.
Jul 15, 2010
invited speaker
A Compatibilist Theory of Legal Responsibility
Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Germany.
Jun 16, 2010
invited lecture
On the Relevance of Neuroscience to Criminal Responsibility
Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
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Mar 24, 2010
invited speaker
On the Relevance of Neuroscience to Criminal Responsibility
Department of Philosophy, York University, Toronto, Canada.
Feb 27, 2010
invited speaker
Enhancing Responsibility
Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT), University of Tilburg, The Netherlands.
Mar 24, 2010
invited speaker
On the Relevance of Neuroscience to Criminal Responsibility
Centre for Cognition, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
Oct 26-31, 2009
invited speaker
Conceptual and Practical Limitations to the use of Neuroimaging in Informing Responsibility Assessments
Law and Neuroscience conference, Marateia, Italy.
poster and programme
Oct 20-21, 2009
invited speaker
Cognitive Enhancement and Increased Responsibility
Human Enhancement: What should be permitted? symposium
Brocher Foundation in Geneva, Switzerland.
Sep 24-26, 2009
paper presentation
Madness, Badness and Neuroimaging-Based Responsibility Assessments
BRAIN matters – New Directions in Neuroethics conference, Halifax, Canada.
poster and programme
Aug 24-27, 2009
paper presentation
A Structured Taxonomy of Responsibility Concepts
Moral Responsibility: Neuroscience, Organization & Engineering
Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands.
Aug 20-22, 2009
invited lecture
Thinking About Responsibility
IDEA League Summer School: Responsibility and Engineers of the Future
Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands.
Jul 6-7, 2009
paper presentation
On The Relevance of Neuroscience to the Law’s Responsibility Practices
UCL Law & Neuroscience Colloquium, University College London, London, UK.
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poster.
Jul 2-4, 2009
paper presentation
History and Meta Task Responsibilities (w/ Jeroen van den Hoven)
European Conference on Computing and Philosophy ’09
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain.
Jun 25, 2009
guest speaker
The neurobiology of crime. What about Responsibility?
“Neurobiological Society” seminar
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Apr 29, 2009
guest speaker
Cognitive Enhancement and Increased Responsibility
James Martin Advanced Research Seminar
University of Oxford, UK.
Mar 17-18, 2009
invited speaker
Brains in Dialogue conference
Cambridge, UK.
Nov 21-23, 2008
conference paper
Taking Responsibility for Voluntary Disadvantages
The 3rd International Applied Ethics Conference
University of Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan.
Aug 21-26, 2008
conference paper
A Structured Taxonomy of Responsibility Concepts
Sixth European Congress of Analytic Philosophy
Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.
Aug 8, 2008
guest speaker
Functional Neuroimaging and Responsibility Assessments under the Capacity Conception of Responsibility
Department of Philosophy, University of Adelaide, Australia.
Jun 7, 2008
conference paper
Neuroscience and Legal Responsibility
International Workshop on Neuroethics
Centre for Neurosciences of the RWTH, Aachen, Germany.