June 23, 2009

What It Means To Be Human

Below is part 1 of 5 of 'What it Means To Be Human' - an interdisciplinary exploration of how discoveries in areas like fundamental physics, anthropology, and genomics are challenging our understanding of human nature.

This event happened on May 31, 2008, at the 2008 World Science Festival - and was moderated by Charlie Rose. Participants include philosopher Daniel Dennett, artist Jonathan Harris, anthropologist Ian Tattersall, geneticist Francis Collins, neuroscientist Antonio Damasio, philosopher Patricia Churchland, sociologist Nikolas Rose, embryonic stem cell biologist Renee Reijo Pera, and Nobel Laureates Harold Varmus and Paul Nurse.

What it Means to Be Human (Part 1/5) from World Science Festival on Vimeo.

Watch All 5 Parts: Here

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