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WSU hosts renowned philosopher of science
June 27, 2008

PULLMAN – Daniel C. Dennett, Austin B. Fletcher professor of phosophy and co-director of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University, will deliver WSU’s annual Potter Memorial Lecture and Philip C. Holland Lecture as a joint event at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, in Todd Auditorium.


This event is free and open to the public.


Dennett will present “From Animal to Person:  How Cultural Evolution Builds Human Minds.”


Dennett’s interdisciplinary study of the mind and intelligence connects philosophy with the fields of psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, anthropology, computer science and biology in a pursuit to answer questions about human essence and origin.

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‘Father’ of longevity studies to lecture Feb. 24
February 4, 2005

Pulitzer-Prize-winning researcher Robert N. Butler, M.D., will deliver the Washington State University Spokane Robert F. E. Stier Memorial Lecture in Medicine 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive, Spokane. Seating is limited; contact the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) at 358-7640 or to reserve a seat.The subject of the event, which is free to the public, is “Living Long and Living Well: How Can We Afford It?” Butler will speak on “Quality of Life in the Era of Longevity.” He will be joined by David Sclar and Anthony Bonanzino, who will address “Drug … » More …