Daniel Dennett, Author of Intuition Pumps
Daniel Dennett, Author of Intuition Pumps, at the Commonwealth Club
The Commonwealth Club welcomes American philosopher, writer and cognitive scientist Daniel Dennett. The co-director of the Center for Cognitive Studies and Professor of Philosophy at Tufts University recently published his newest book, Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking
. In it, he shares his personal trove of mind-stretching thought experiments. This deep thinker offers the "imagination extenders and focus-holders" that he and others have developed for addressing life's most fundamental questions, cognitive tools purpose-built for the most treacherous subject matter: evolution, meaning, mind and free will. Stick around afterward and he'll sign your book.
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The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum, presenting over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy.
Founded in 1903, the Commonwealth Club has played host to a diverse and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Erin Brockovich in 2001. Along the way, Martin Luther King, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates have all given landmark speeches at the Club.