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March 17, 2022

Daniel Dennett

Daniel Dennett joined us on March 17 for a special members-only discussion on the origin of human consciousness, and how our minds have been shaped by natural selection and generations of cultural evolution.

BIG IDEAS. SMART CONVERSATION.

World-renowned philosopher and cognitive scientist Daniel Dennett is the Director of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University. He is also a internationally bestselling author and acclaimed public speaker. His Munk Dialogue on the origin of human consciousness, and how our minds have been shaped by natural selection and generations of cultural evolution took place on March 17.

This event is available to Munk Members only. Membership is free. Visit our Membership page here to explore our membership options and privileges. If you are already a member, log on using your membership credentials to view the Dialogue video.

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Daniel Dennett

Daniel Dennett

Daniel C. Dennett is the Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University. He is the author of over four hundred scholarly articles on various aspects on the mind, published in journals ranging from Artificial Intelligence and Behavioral and Brain Sciences to Poetics Today and The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. He has received two Guggenheim Fellowships, a Fulbright Fellowship, and a Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Studies in Behavioral Science. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1987.
 

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