Appearing in: Philosophy at War

“There's simply no polite way to tell people they've dedicated their lives to an illusion.”

One of the most prominent thinkers of our time, Daniel Dennett is an American philosopher, cognitive scientist and professor at Tuft University. Over the span of 40 years and over a dozen books, Dennet has proposed original cross-disciplinary ideas, making strides in the subjects of free-will, theory of mind, and the role of adaptation in evolution.From his 1991 best-seller Consciousness Explained to From Bacteria to Bach and Back (2017) ,  Dennett has been credited by the public with the "secular story of our creation". (The New Yorker).

Amongst other prizes, he was awarded 2004 Humanist of the Year by the American Humanist Association, the Mind & Brain Prize in 2011 and  the Erasmus Prize in 2012 for his exceptional contribition to the cultural significance of science and technology.

"...required reading for anyone remotely curious about how they came to be" - The Guardian

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