Professor Fred Dretske Lecture

Professor Fred Dretske
Department of Philosophy
Duke University

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on March 17, 2001 at 8:15 p.m. in Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.

Animal Minds

Dr. Dretske is a leading researcher in the field of cognitive science and the study of how the mind perceives the natural world. He has authored several landmark books, including Seeing and Knowing; Knowledge and the Flow of Information; Explaining Behavior; and Naturalizing the Mind. Professor Dretske's work has broad interdisciplinary significance, and impacts such areas as computer science, linguistics, philosophy and psychology. A lively and engaging speaker, he won a Distinguished Teaching award at the University of Wisconsin (Madison) where he spent most of his academic career prior to teaching at Stanford and Duke.

Spring Program 2001
Jan 20, Jan 27, Feb 3, Feb 10, Feb 17, Feb 24, Mar 3, Mar 10, Mar 17, Mar 24.

Background Information

(Compiled by Ted Powell--when time permits)

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