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Geoffrey Holtzman

Geoffrey Holtzman

Postdoctoral Researcher

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Education 

Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center, Philosophy (2014)
M.Phil, CUNY Graduate Center, Philosophy (2013)
M.A., CUNY Graduate Center, Philosophy (2011)
B.A., Vassar College, Cognitive Science (2007)

Research Interests 

Neuroethics
Moral Psychology
Experimental Philosophy
Philosophy of Mind
Metaethics
Cognitive Science

About 

Geoff Holtzman wants to know what philosophical and moral beliefs are, why we have them and hold them so vehemently, and how they relate to the external world and to personal experiences. Prior to coming to Illinois Tech, Holtzman completed his Ph.D. in Philosophy at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. While pursuing his degree in New York, he also worked in a social cognitive affective neuroscience lab for three years, and before that he performed stand-up comedy for three years, once performing on a show where Louis C.K. dropped in and did a guest spot.