(1938-2010) My friend and colleague Robert Haskell passed away today. Rob was a very gentle, kind and generous man, a man with simple tastes but a man with immense philosophical sophistication. An example of his philosophical breadth and depth is his last published paper “The Access Paradox in Analogical Reasoning and Transfer: Whither Invariance?” Journal…
Here is a recent lecture by NEI director David Livingstone Smith. Check out David’s press page.
The New England Institute for Cognitive Science and Evolutionary Studies welcomes David Barash as this year’s Hamilton Lecture speaker.
Pat Churchland interviewed by Anthony Grayling for the BBC World Service. Churchland will be speaking in the Fall of 2010 at the NEI. Pat Churchland
Here is NEI Director, David Livingstone Smith’s recent SUNY New Paltz lecture entitled “The Most Dangerous Animal: Human Nature and the Origin of War.” David is one of the leading experts in this field – really worth checking out.
Check out the New England Institute for Cognitive Science and Evolutionary Studies iTunes U site. Click the launch bar: once it loads click the NEI box and at the bottom right hand side of the first category, click the box that looks like this: You will find Ruth Garrett Millikan’s recent lecture. Richard Wrangham Paul Roscoe
The post-lecture reception for Ruth at NEI. L-R: NEI director, David Livingtone Smith, Ruth, MWQ, NEI co-director Rob Haskell. Ruth graciously dealing with her fan club. See Larry Shapiro’s wonderful “intellectual love-letter.” Larry writes: Recently I was asked to deliver a comic paper about Ruth Millikan on the twenty fifth anniversary of her Language, Thought,…