February 01, 2006

Lecture on Intelligent Design

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 6:30 p.m.
West Lecture Hall, Franklin Patterson Hall

Hampshire College will host a panel discussion on evolution, science and intelligent design. The panelists include professors from the schools of Natural Science, Cognitive Science and Social Science. We will discuss the principal arguments offered in support of intelligent design, the theory of and evidence for evolution by natural selection, why intelligent design does not belong in a science classroom, and the relationships among evolution, religion and our quest for meaning. Open discussion will follow.

Panelists include (alphabetically):
Ernie Alleva, Instructor, First-Year Program, CS
Mark Feinstein, Professor of Linguistics and Animal Cognition, CS
Salman Hameed, Assistant Professor of Integrated Science & Humanities, NS/CS
Laura Sizer, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, CS
Lee Spector, Professor of Computer Science, CS
Jason Tor, Assistant Professor of Microbiology, NS
Jim Wald, Associate Professor of History, SS

1 comment:

Emily Alling said...

This sounds great--thanks so much for posting about it! I'll be letting the UMass science people know....