potter memorial lecture

Genes, memes and cultural evolution

    PULLMAN — Speaking to an overflow crowd in Todd Auditorium Thursday evening, philosopher Daniel C. Dennett discussed his take on “human exceptionalism” in the 47th annual Potter Memorial Lecture – given this year in conjunction with the Philip C. Holland Lecture.   In a presentation entitled From Animal to Person – How Cultural […]

Philosopher, linguist gives Potter Memorial Lecture

Noam Chomsky, MIT professor of linguistics and philosophy, will give the 2005 Potter Memorial Lecture at Washington State University at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 22, in the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. Chomsky’s speech will be entitled “Imminent Crises: Responsibilities and Opportunities” and will be open to the public free of charge. “For almost 50 years […]

The 41st Potter Memorial Lecture, Sept. 12 at WSU

The Department of Philosophy will sponsor the 41st Annual Potter Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. The guest speaker, Philip J. Ivanhoe of the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, will present ‘Filial Piety as a Virtue’ in Kimbrough Hall, Room 101. The lecture is free and open to the public. Filial piety, the […]