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Brainstorming: An Interdisciplinary Panel Featuring Wellesley Faculty

Presented by Wellesley College at Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Green Hall 237, Wellesley College, Wellesley MA

Apr 07 2020
Brainstorming: An Interdisciplinary Panel Featuring Wellesley Faculty

Have you ever wondered what a mind actually is? Or whether it is distinct from a brain? Or about how a mind communicates with a body? Or whether we could—or should—artificially create a mind?

This event is a cross-disciplinary conversation about historical and contemporary attempts to answer these questions. Panelists from four disciplines will give short presentations touching on the questions as they relate to their areas of expertise. A discussion, with the aim of making chronological and conceptual connections from the early modern period to today, will follow.

Panelists: Julie Walsh (philosophy); Rebecca Summerhays (writing program); Catherine Wearing (philosophy); Eni ... view more »


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