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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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