Biology and Culture

November 20, 1991

Speaker:

Susan Oyama (Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice): "Ontogeny and Phylogeny: A Case of Metarecapitualtion?"; Commentator: Richard Burian (STS, Virginia Tech)


January 22, 1992

Speaker:

Richard Lewontin (Zoology, Harvard University): "Biology as a Social Weapon"


March 11, 1992

Colloquium"Cultural Group Selection: An Empirical Evaluation" 

Robert Boyd (Anthropology, UCLA): "Models of Cultural Evolution"; Commentator: Barbara Herrnstein Smith (Comparative Literature and English, Duke)


The Rhetoric of Science

April 2, 1992

Speaker:

Brian Rotman (Professor of Mathematics; independent scholar; Author of Signifying Nothing: The Semiotics of Zero (1988) and Ad Infinitum: The Ghost in Turing's Machine-Taking God Out of Mathematics and Putting the Body Back In):  "Circa 2000"


April 3, 1992

Speaker:

Brian Rotman (Professor of Mathematics; independent scholar; Author of Signifying Nothing: The Semiotics of Zero (1988) and Ad Infinitum: The Ghost in Turing's Machine-Taking God Out of Mathematics and Putting the Body Back In):  "The Technology of Mathematical Persuasion"

 

 

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