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Plenary Session, Thursday, October 29

 

Richard Lewontin (Harvard University)
Genetic Determination and Adaptation: Two Bad Metaphors
Lewontin
Ronald Numbers (University of Wisconsin)
Anti-Evolutionism in America: Scientific Creationism to Intelligent Design
Numbers

Marc Hauser (Harvard University)
From Where do Morals Come? NOT Religion!

Note:  Professor Hauser participated in our conference, but it has only recently (August, 2010) come to light that he has been under investigation by Harvard for research improprieties.  The charges are specified in a letter from the Dean of Arts and Sciences to the Harvard faculty.
Hauser


Friday, October 30


Biological Sciences, Max Palevsky Theater

History and Philosophy, 3rd Floor Theater

FutuymaCorsi
Douglas Futuyma (Stony Brook)
Evolutionary Ecology and the Question of Constraints
Pietro Corsi (Oxford)
Is History Useful to Darwin Studies?
Reflections at the End of a Year of Celebrations
Grant Browne
Peter and Rosemary Grant (Princeton)
Natural Selection, Speciation, and Darwin's Finches
Janet Browne (Harvard)
Looking at Darwin: Making a Celebrity through
Portaits
and Images
SchemskeRichards
Douglas Schemske (Michigan State)
Ecological Factors in the Origin of Species
Robert J. Richards (University of Chicago)
Darwin's Biology of Intelligent Design
Sereno
Paul Sereno (University of Chicago)
Dinosaurs: Phylogenetic Reconstruction from
Darwin to the Present
CohanBrooke
Frederick Cohan (Wesleyan University)
The Origins of Ecological Diversity in Prokaryotes
John Hedley Brooke (Oxford)
'God knows what the public will think':
Darwin and the Religious Response to the
Origin of Species
CoyneScott
Jerry Coyne (University of Chicago)
Speciation: Problems and Prospects
Eugenie Scott (National Center for Science Education)
What Would Darwin Say to Today's Creationists?
LanderKitcher
Eric S. Lander (Broad Institute, Harvard & MIT)
Genomics and Darwin in the 21st Century
Philip Kitcher (Columbia University)
The Importance of Darwin for Philosophy
WardDennett
Philip Ward (U. of California, Davis)
What to Phylogenies Tell Us about Evolution?
Daniel Dennett (Tufts University)
Darwin's 'Strange Inversion of Reasoning': Confronting
the Counterintuitive


Saturday, October 31


Biological Scienes, Max Palevsky Theater

History and Philosophy, 3rd Floor Theater

SchoenerSober
Thomas Schoener (U. of California, Davis)
The Newest Synthesis: Evolution + Ecology = EvoEco
Elliott Sober (University of Wisconsin)
Did Darwin Write the Origin Backwards?
JablonskiNyhart
David Jablonski (University of Chicago)
Paleontology and Evolutionary Biology:
The Revitilized
Partnership
Lynn Nyhart (University of Wisconsin)
Geographic Isolation from Wagner to Mayr
KingsleyBurkhardt
David Kingsley (Stanford University)
Fishing for the Secrets of Vertebrate Evolution
Richard Burkhardt (University of Illinois)
Animal Behavior in Evolutionary Perspective:
Two
Centuries of Inquiry
ShubinMaienschein
Neil Shubin (University of Chicago)
Great Transformations in Life:
Insights from Genes & Fossils
Jane Maienschein (Arizona State University)
Embryos and Evolution: A History of Courting
and Separation

KingsolverRuse
Joel Kingsolver (University of North Carolina)
Strength and Mode of Selection in Natural Populations
Michael Ruse (Florida State University)
Is Darwinism Past Its 'Sell-by' Date?  
The Challenge of
Evo-Devo
HoekstraSterelny
Hopi Hoekstra (Harvard University)
What Darwin Did and Didn't Know: the Ultimate and Proximate Causes of Evolutionary Change
Kim Sterelny (Australian National University)
Fate of the Third Chimpanzee
Wimsatt
William Wimsatt (University of Chicago)
The Roles of Ontogeny and Population Structure in Theories of Human Cultural Evolution




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