The first lecture in the 2015-2016 "Philosopher, Citizen, Scientist" Lecture Series was given by Mark Tschaepe.

Dr. Tschaepe's areas of specialty include philosophy of science, epistemology, and applied ethics. He has published on a range of topics in philosophy, including scientific explanation, education, bioethics, and both continental and American philosophy.

His current work pertains to guessing as a part of inquiry, explanatory virtues, and implicit values of hypotheses, especially within epidemiology.

Sponsored by the Phronesis Lab for Engaged Ethics
http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/phronesis/

Quantifying Experience: The Seduction of Neuroscientific Explanation in the Dopamine Democracy