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Daniel Dennett

University Professor, Director of the Center for Cognitive Studies, Tufts University

Daniel C. Dennett is the Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy and director of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University.

Dennett believes it's time to unmask the philosopher's art and make thought experimentation accessible to a wider audience.

"How to Think Like a Philosopher," Dennett's five-part workshop, is a journey into the labyrinthine mind games played by Dennett and his colleagues. For the more utilitarian-minded, these are mental practices that will improve your ability to focus and think both rationally and creatively.

For billions of years on this planet, there was life but no free will. The difference is not in physics—which has remained the same—but is ultimately in biology, specifically evolutionary […]