Dr. Daniel Dennett - Seminar Speaker

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 3:30pm
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Please join EEB /EEOB seminar series for our weekly seminar series. This week's invited speaker is Dr. Daniel Dennett of Tufts University.

Title: The interaction between genetic and cultural evolution: memes reconsidered


Dr. Daniel Dennett, author of Breaking the Spell (2006), Freedom Evolves (2003) and Darwin's Dangerous Idea (1995), is a philosopher and writer interested in the philosophy of biology, particularly evolutionary biology. He uses the idea of mimetics, the study of information and culture through the lens of Darwinian evolution.