Friday, October 22, 2010 12:50 PM
Thanks for the info, Peter. The Moral Landscape was mentioned at our last meetup as a potential book for future discussions. I will likely attend Harris's talk.
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> Subject: [bookclub-792] Wonderfest on Nov. 6-7, Sam Harris on Nov. 10
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> Here are some upcoming local events I'm interested in that are related
> to cognitive science. Maybe I'll see some of you there.
> Wonderfest, the Bay Area Festival of Science, will be returning to
> UC Berkeley on Sunday, November 7:
> Of particular interest to this group is the discussion 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.:
> "How Did Evolution Shape Human Behavior?"
> David DeGusta, Research Paleontologist, Paleoanthropology Institute
> Henry Gilbert, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, CSU East Bay
> This event is FREE.
> Wonderfest will also be at Stanford University on Saturday, November 6,
> and this discussion may be of interest, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.:
> "Does 10,000 Hours of Videogaming Have Side Effects?"
> Jane McGonigal, Director of Game Research, Institute for the Future
> Philip Zimbardo, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, Stanford
> Also FREE.
> Finally, Sam Harris will be preaching at the First Congregational Church
> of Berkeley on Wednesday, November 10, at 7:30 p.m., on his new book
> (just released this month):
> "The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values"
> Tickets cost $15 at the door (or $14 in advance, $7 in advance for students).
> I expect this event to sell out.
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