Art & Science; Comparative Cognitive Studies

February 14, 2000


James Elkins (Art History, Theory, and Criticism, Art Institute of Chicago): "The Unrepresentable: The Concept of the Sublime in Painting, Astrophysics, Genetics, & Particle Physics"

Co-sponsor: Department of Art and Art History

February 24, 2000


Michael Tomasello (Co-Director, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology): "The Human Adaptation for Culture"

February 25, 2000

Colloquium: "Do Chimpanzees Know What Others Know?"

Michael Tomasello (Co-Director, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology); Commentators: Daniel McShea (Biology, Duke); Christine Drea (Biological Anthropology/Anatomy, Duke)

April 21, 2000


Marc Hauser (Psychology and Neuroscience, Harvard): "To Understand the Human Mind, Don't Study Humans: 3 Problems"

April 22, 2000

Colloquium: "What Animals Really Think"

Marc Hauser (Psychology and Neuroscience, Harvard).  Commentators:  John Staddon (Psychology, Duke), Güven Güzeldere (Philosophy, Duke), Matt Cartmill (Biological Anthropology/Anatomy, Duke)

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