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Dennett in Montreal

At the opening conference of the Summer Institute on Social Cognition, Daniel Dennett, Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director of the Center for Cognitive Studies, Tufts University, will give a speech entitled "From Animal to Person: How Culture Makes Up our Minds".

This will be held on Friday 27th of June at 7pm in room JM-400. The address is UQAM, Pavillon Judith-Jasmin, studio théâtre Alfred-Laliberté, 405 rue Sainte-Catherine Est, (Berri-UQAM metro).

The poster of the event is available here.

Admission is free and the event is open to the general public. We highly recommend that you book your place in advance by sending an email to Should places still be available on the event evening, places will be given on a first come first serve basis.

Daniel C. Dennett is one of today’s most important and productive philosophers of the mind. He is the author of over three hundred scholarly articles and 12 books, such as Consciousness Explained, Darwin’s Dangerous Idea, and Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon.