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Six Impossible Things before Breakfast - The Biology of Belief

What is the evolutionary advantage that belief provides


Biologist, engineer, author, broadcaster and columnist Lewis Wolpert, Professor of Biology as Applied to Medicine at UCL, and Alumnus of Imperial College, investigates the nature of belief and its causes. He looks at its psychological basis and its possible evolutionary origins in physical cause and effect. How did tool-making drive human evolution? What is the evolutionary advantage that belief provides?


Speaker(s):

Professor Lewis Wolpert | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

5 February 2008 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

2 hours

 

Venue:

Communications and Development, Imperial College London
Faculty Building
Exhibition Road
London
SW7 2AZ

http://www.imperial.ac.uk
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Organised by:

Friends of Imperial College
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Tickets:

£6 - £15

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05601 308693

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