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Evolution and Religion; Darwinian Medicine

EHAP Lecture Series for Fall Term, 1997

Richard Alexander, University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology
The Concept of God
Tuesday, September 16, 2:30 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.

Bobbi Low, University of Michigan, Prof. of Natural Resources
Modern Catholic Celibacy: Emergent Properties From Cultural and Natural Selection
Tuesday, September 16, 3:00 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.

William Irons, Northwestern University, Prof. of Anthropology
Why Are People Religious?
Tuesday, September 16, 4:00 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.

Ursula Goodenough, Washington University, Prof. of Biology
An Evolutionary Perspective on Spiritual Experience
Tuesday, September 16, 4:30 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.

Paul Ekman, University of California-Berkeley, Dept. of Psychiatry
Darwin Dismissed? Why His Book on Expression Was so Long Ignored
Monday, October 6, 3:30 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.

William Hamilton, Oxford University, Dept. of Zoology
The Parasite Theory of Sexuality: The Current Position
Thursday, October 9, 4:00 P.M. 1324 East Hall Auditorium
(Co-sponsored with the program for the Study of Complex Systems)

George Williams, State University of New York at Stony Brook
The Nutrient-Toxin Continuum and Its Role in Human Evolution and Modern Health
Tuesday, October 21, 4:00 P.M. , 6050 I.S.R.

Steve Pinker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
How The Mind Works
4:00 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.

Steven Austad, University of Idaho, Prof. of Zoology
Why We Age: Evolutionary Explanations for Recent Findings in Aging Research
Tuesday, November 18, 4:00 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.

Lindon Eaves, Medical College of Virginia, Dept. of Human Genetics
The Genetics of Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders
Tuesday, December 2, 4:00 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.

Dacher Keltner, University of California-Berkeley, Dept. of Psychology
Embarrassment and Social Life
Monday, December 8, 4:00 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.
(Co-sponsored with the ISR Research Center for Group Dynamics)


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