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Daniel Dennett on the evolution of human culture

Published: 25 May 2007

McGill University and the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) are pleased to announce a public lecture by Daniel C. Dennett, Professor of Philosophy and Co-director of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University, on Monday, May 28. Dennett, the noted atheist and bestselling author of Darwin’s Dangerous Idea and, most recently, Breaking the Spell, will address “From Animal to Human: The Evolution of Human Culture.”

McGill University and the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) are pleased to announce a public lecture by Daniel C. Dennett, Professor of Philosophy and Co-director of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University, on Monday, May 28. Dennett, the noted atheist and bestselling author of Darwin’s Dangerous Idea and, most recently, Breaking the Spell, will address “From Animal to Human: The Evolution of Human Culture.” The lecture will explore how the evolution of both language and culture has transformed humans from a minor primate species to the species now responsible for the future of the planet.

What: Public lecture - From Animal to Human: The Evolution of Human Culture

When: May 28, 2007, 4:00 p.m.

Who: Daniel C. Dennett, Co-director of Tufts University Center for Cognitive Studies

Where: Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre,
3801 University, Montreal Neurological Institute

Professor Dennett, MNI Advisory Board Member, will be receiving an honorary degree at Spring Convocation, at a ceremony on Monday, May 28, at 10:00 a.m.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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