From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds Daniel Dennett


00:00:29 Introduction to Bach and Bacterium to the people of google

00:01:08 The Great Tree of Life

00:01:45 The eukaryot revolution

00:03:18 The history of humanoids in the branch of mammals

00:04:00 The history as a „design process“ (not in the sense of the american Intelligent Design)

00:06:05 The difference of „design“ in intelligent design and evolutionary design.

00:08:39 The famous comparison of Gaudi’s Sagrada Família and the termite „castle“

00:09:20 Termites as an example of clueless „bottom-up“ design

00:10:15 Gaudi as an example of intelligent „top-down“ design

Daniel Dennett

Daniel Clement Dennett III (born March 28, 1942) is an American philosopher, writer, and cognitive scientist whose research centers on the philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, and philosophy of biology, particularly as those fields relate to evolutionary biology and cognitive science.As of 2017, he is the co-director of the Center for Cognitive Studies and the Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy at Tufts University. Dennett is an atheist and secularist, a member of the Secular Coalition for America advisory board, and a member of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, as well as an outspoken supporter of the Brights movement. Dennett is referred to as one of the "Four Horsemen of New Atheism", along with Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and the late Christopher Hitchens.Dennett is a member of the editorial board for The Rutherford Journal.
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