The 53rd Potter Memorial Lecture
Darwin and Intelligent Design
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Compton Union Building (CUB) Junior Ballroom
Elliott Sober is the Hans Reichenbach Professor and William F. Vilas Research Professor in the Philosophy Department of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He earned his PhD in Philosophy from Harvard University.
Dr. Sober's research is in philosophy of science, especially in the philosophy of evolutionary biology. Dr. Sober’s substantial work on evolutionary theory has earned him a number of awards, including several from the National Science Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Professor Sober is the author of ten books including, Did Darwin write the Origin Backwards? (Prometheus Books, 2011). His lecture will be based on material from this book.
The Potter Talk
Did Darwin Write the Origin Backwards
Noon •1 Thursday, March 12, 2015.
Bryan Hall 308
Co-sponsored by the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy
The annual Frank Fraser Potter Memorial Lecture is sponsored by the WSU School of Politics, Philosophy, & Public Affairs.
These past Potter Lectures have been archived online.
Daniel C. Dennett