The “New Biology” with Steven Pinker, Noga Arikha & Melvin Konner

Brave New World?
Brave New World?
The Center for the Humanities at Tufts University recently held a panel discussion on “The New Biology and the Self”, an apt topic for the likes of Steven Pinker, the Harvard College Professor and Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology at Harvard University,  Noga Arikha, a historian of ideas and the author of Passions and Tempers: A History of the Humours, and  Melvin Konner, a professor of anthropology and assoc. professor of psychiatry and neurology at Emory University. The panel was moderated by Tufts professor Kevin Dunn.
Click here to listen (73 minutes.)

And to listen to a talk by Steven Pinker on the Forum Network, click here!

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One Response to The “New Biology” with Steven Pinker, Noga Arikha & Melvin Konner

  1. ken June 7, 2010 at 4:11 am #

    I have listened to the thoughtcast. I am wondering whether you might be able to send me the transcripts of the talks by Konner and Pinker. Many thanks.
    Ken Dev
    Visiting Fellow
    Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine
    Oxford University

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