Language and Cognition

February 26-27, 1999

Speakers

Terrance Deacon (Biological Anthropology, Boston University; Research Fellow in Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School): "A Symbol Problem: Computation and Representation-A Biological Perspective

Colloquium:

Terrence Deacon (Biological Anthropology, Boston University; Research Fellow in Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School): "A Critique of Computation;" Commentators: Robert Brandon (Philosophy, Duke), Matt Cartmill (Biological Anthropology/Anatomy, Duke), Dale Purves (Neurobiology, Duke)


April 10, 1999

Colloquium:

Brian Cantwell Smith (Cognitive Science and Computer Science; Philosophy, Indiana University):  "Rehabilitating Representation: Intentionality in an Era of Embodied Cognition"; Commentators: David Sanford (Philosophy, Duke) and Ken Surin (Program in Literature, Duke)

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