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Why Ask Animals How We Came To Be?

Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm EDT

Price: $30/person


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The only way to understand what it is to be human is to know what it is like to be not human. Animal minds have much to tell us about both our past and future. Brian Hare, Associate Professor, Department of Evolutionary Anthropology Co-Director, Duke Canine Cognition Center, and Vanessa Woods, Research Scientist, Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke will share their research studying how dogs, apes and humans think that demonstrates the game of life is won by the friendliest. This work challenges our ideas about what it is to be intelligent and successful for today and tomorrow. It also highlights what it is about our own nature that we must overcome to continue thriving as a species.

Bring Brian and Vanessa’s book to the event and they will sign it.

Check out Dr. Hare’s amazing online course.

Come join the Tampa Duke community for an evening of wine, cheese, charcuterie and intelligent animal conversation.

  • Reception begins: 6:00 PM
  • Program begins: 7:00 PM

Registration fee: $30 per person, includes the program, wine tasting, local craft beer, cheese & charcuterie and handmade canapes.

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