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Philosophy Program
RSSS, ANU
Inheritance, Evolution and Culture
12-14 August, 2005


The workshop will be held in Seminar Room C, Coombs Building, ANU.

Program:

Friday August 12
2:00pm
-3:30pm
Kim Sterelny
"Language and Niche Construction" (or "Constraints on Cultural Adaptation")
4:00pm
-5:30pm
Samir Okasha
"Fisher's Fundamental Theorem of Natural Selection"
Saturday August 13
10:00am
-11:30pm
Pete Richerson
"Not By Genes Alone: How Culture Transformed Human Evolution"
11:45pm
-1:15pm
Fiona Cowie
"Empiricist Approaches to Language Evolution"
1:15pm
-3:00pm
Lunch
3:00pm
-4:30pm
Ken Reisman
"Concepts of Cultural Inheritance"
4:45pm
-6:15pm
John Odling-Smee
"Inheritance"
7:00pm Conference Dinner:
Venue to be announced
Sunday August 14
10:00am
-11:30am
Paul Rainey
"The Evolution of Individuality"
11:45am
-1:15pm
Eva Jablonka
"Information and Heredity in the Major Transitions of Evolution"
1:15pm
-3:00pm
Lunch
3:00pm
-4:30pm
Ben Kerr
"Niche Construction and Cognitive Evolution"
4:45pm
-6:15pm
Russell Gray
"The Pleasures and Perils of Darwinising Culture (with Phylogenies)"