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Wed Feb 09 2005

Confs: Cognitive Science/Newark, DE, USA

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Message 1: International Workshop on the Evolution of Cognition

Date: 07-Feb-2005
From: Peter Cole <pcoleudel.edu>
Subject: International Workshop on the Evolution of Cognition

International Workshop on the Evolution of Cognition
Short Title: IWEC

Date: 17-Feb-2005 - 19-Feb-2005
Location: Newark, DE, United States of America
Contact: Fred Adams
Contact Email: faudel.edu
Meeting URL: http://www.ling.udel.edu/cogsci/evolution/

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science

Meeting Description:

The evolution of cognition and language are some of the remaining puzzles
that face cognitive science. This workshop explores the issues of how and
why cognitive abilities evolved. It includes presentations from the
perspective of anthropology, cognitive ethology, engineering, philosophy,
psychology, and more.

Speakers:
Colin Allen (Indiana University)
Michael Arbib (University of Southern California)
Juliette Blevins (Max Planck Institute-Leipzig)
Josep Call (Max Planck Institute-Leipzig)
Dorothy Cheney (University of Pennsylvania)
Antoni Gomila (University of Balearic Islands)
Philip Lieberman (Brown University)
Daniel Povinelli (University of Louisiana-Lafayette)
Dan Rich, Provost (University of Delaware)
Robert Seyfarth (University of Pennsylvania)
Tom Schoenemann (University of Pennsylvania)
Charles Yang (Yale University)

The workshop is free and open to the public.
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