Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

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Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

Post by peter63 » Thu Dec 16, 2010 7:37 pm

Professor Daniel Dennett

Taking The Place of Religion

Date: 27th January 2011 (Thu)
Time: 7.30pm - 9.30 pm
Venue: D4 Berkeley Hotel, Dublin 4
Fee: €40.00
http://www.seminars.ie/inspirational-se ... ent_id=190
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Re: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

Post by Genevieve » Tue Jan 18, 2011 12:14 am

If anybody is interested in this event from the south we will be hosting a similar talk from Dennett the following night - Friday the 28th at 6pm, in Boole lecture theatre 4 on UCC's main campus. It's free and open to all :D
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Re: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

Post by Genevieve » Tue Jan 18, 2011 12:14 am

If anybody is interested in this event from the south we will be hosting a similar talk from Dennett the following night - Friday the 28th at 6pm, in Boole lecture theatre 4 on UCC's main campus. It's free and open to all :D
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Re: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

Post by aZerogodist » Thu Jan 20, 2011 11:11 am

Thanks for the update Genevleve, I would of found the earlier time difficult to make... Tom
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Dennet in TCD

Post by Dev » Thu Jan 20, 2011 4:34 pm

Dear Atheists,

On Wednesday the 26th of January, the Inaugural Meeting of the College Historical Society ('the Hist') will take place in the Exam Hall at 7.30 p.m. The topic for the Inaugural paper is 'The Piety of Atheism', and the response speakers are as follows:

Daniel C. Dennett, Professor of Philosophy at Tufts University; author of Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon, Darwin's Dangerous Idea, Freedom Evolves and Consciousness Explained among many other books. He is among the most distinguished philosophers at work today.

William Reville, Professor of Biochemistry at UCC; he also writes on science for the Irish Times and is noted for his religious perspective on scientific research

Ivana Bacik, Reid Professor of Criminal Law in TCD and Senator for the University of Dublin

Peter Simons, Chair of Moral Philosophy in TCD; author of over 200 philosophical papers and two books


David McConnell.


Professor of Genetics,
Smurfit Institute of Genetics,
Trinity College Dublin
IRELAND
http://thehist.com/events/hilary_term/w ... st_session
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Re: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

Post by Ygern » Thu Jan 20, 2011 5:40 pm

That looks good Dev, but it does not appear to be open to the public. Could you clarify if this is so?
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Re: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

Post by brianmmulligan » Thu Jan 20, 2011 5:51 pm

peter63 wrote:
Professor Daniel Dennett

Taking The Place of Religion

Date: 27th January 2011 (Thu)
Time: 7.30pm - 9.30 pm
Venue: D4 Berkeley Hotel, Dublin 4
Fee: €40.00
http://www.seminars.ie/inspirational-se ... ent_id=190
I'm thinking of coming up from Sligo for this. Anyone else thinking of going?
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Re: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

Post by Tulip1 » Thu Jan 20, 2011 6:06 pm

brianmmulligan wrote:
peter63 wrote:
Professor Daniel Dennett

Taking The Place of Religion

Date: 27th January 2011 (Thu)
Time: 7.30pm - 9.30 pm
Venue: D4 Berkeley Hotel, Dublin 4
Fee: €40.00
http://www.seminars.ie/inspirational-se ... ent_id=190
I'm thinking of coming up from Sligo for this. Anyone else thinking of going?
Hi Brian I see that you are from sligo... We are starting meetings in the pub soon. We do have a small meeting this saturday at 8.00 PM in the Belfry you are welcome to join us for a pint. Anyone else is welcome too ofcourse! I can PM my mobile number so you can find us.
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Re: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

Post by brianmmulligan » Thu Jan 20, 2011 6:15 pm

I'll try to get to the Belfry on Saturday night. i may be a little late. How will I know you? "See how they hate one another"
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Re: Daniel Dennett - Taking The Place of Religion

Post by Tulip1 » Thu Jan 20, 2011 8:18 pm

brianmmulligan wrote:I'll try to get to the Belfry on Saturday night. i may be a little late. How will I know you? "See how they hate one another"
I PMed you my mobile number
Pope says atheists pick & choose their morals. Correct. Today I will be frowning on child abuse & not having a problem with homosexuality.
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