How Did We Get Here?: Species
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How Did We Get Here?: Species

December 13, @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Reeder’s Alley Interpretive & Convention Center - Helena, MT
Free

 

In this installment of “How Did We Get Here?” led by philosopher David Nowakowski we’ll consider the idea of “species,” from Plato and Aristotle, through the Middle Ages, to Charles Darwin (of course!), and down to the present.

 

Along the way, we’ll gain some useful insights into the role of ideas and abstraction in western scientific thought, reflect on the search for stability in a changing world, as a unifying thread from Plato to Darwin, and beyond, and cultivate a deeper appreciation for the ways that we, and our predecessors, strive to classify and categorize — both in the natural world, and in human society and culture.

 

FREE. All ages/backgrounds welcome. Learn more & RSVP here: https://merlinccc.org/event/philosophy-merlin-shorts-how-did-we-get-here-december-2022/

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Date:
December 13
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6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://merlinccc.org/event/philosophy-merlin-shorts-how-did-we-get-here-december-2022/
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Reeder’s Alley Interpretive & Convention Center
101 Reeder's Alley
Helena, MT 59601 United States
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