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Center For Cognitive Studies
TED Conference, March 16 2009: Cute, sexy, sweet, funny
British Humanist Association, March 19th, 2009
Sakip Sabanci Museum, organized by Sabancı University, Istanbul, April 10, 2009
Human Nature and Belief, Darwin Fest, Cambridge University, UK, July 8th 2009
Darwin's Legacy - Stanford University, October 13th, 2009
Darwin Conference at Chicago, October 29th through 31st
La Ciudad de las Ideas - Debate - Hitchens, Harris, Dennett vs Boteach, D';Souza, Taleb - November, 2009
La Ciudad de las Ideas – lecture – November, 2009
CUNY Panel discussion - Intelligent Design an Immoral Argument? - Daniel Dennett and John Haught, November 17th, 2009
BIG THINK videos
"Daniel Dennett on Tools to Transform Our Thinking," Intelligence Squared, 2013.
In Conversation with W.V. Quine - The Dennett Panel, 1994
NEW IDEAS Symposium: 5 of Dan Dennett's Favorite Thinkers, March 4th, 2016, Center for Cognitive Studies, Tufts University, 1st presenter: David Haig
NEW IDEAS Symposium: 5 of Dan Dennett's Favorite Thinkers, March 4th, 2016, Center for Cognitive Studies, Tufts University, 2nd presenter: Nancy Kanwisher
NEW IDEAS Symposium: 5 of Dan Dennett's Favorite Thinkers, March 4th, 2016, Center for Cognitive Studies, Tufts University, 3rd presenter: Dan Lloyd
NEW IDEAS Symposium: 5 of Dan Dennett's Favorite Thinkers, March 4th, 2016, Center for Cognitive Studies, Tufts University, 4th presenter: Ruth Millikan
NEW IDEAS Symposium: 5 of Dan Dennett's Favorite Thinkers, March 4th, 2016, Center for Cognitive Studies, Tufts University, 5th presenter: Steven Pinker
Conversatorio Consciente: Capítulo 1: Daniel Dennett x Andrés Rieznik
"De-Darwinizing Culture," University of Edinburgh Philosophy Society, March 19th, 2015.
Daniel Dennett over het denken, October 23rd, 2013
CARTA: Is the Human Mind Unique? UCSD, “Humor,” Feb 2013
Google lecture, May 15th, 2013
“How Darwinian is Cultural Evolution?” Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, Dec, 2013
Interviewed by Marieke Drost for Dutch Public Television, November 2012
Interviewed by Hemant Mehta for his ‘Friendly Atheist Blog’
Interview at Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies, June 21, 2012
“How to tell you’re an atheist,” Melbourne Atheist Conference, April, 2012
University of Melbourne, April 12th, 2012
Taste of Tufts lecture April 20, 2012
Dan Dennett speaks at Creative Innovation 2011
@ UCLA February 4th, 2011
October 2, 2010 at the Humanist Canada Convention, Montreal
Words of the Prophets #37, interviewed by Rev. Phil, April 2010
YouTube - Daniel Dennett lecture on "Free Will" (Edinburgh University)
Harvard Mind/Brain/Behavior - 2009 Distinguished Lecture Series (click here for reference list)
Breaking the Spell booktalk at Reed Secular Alliance, March, 2009
Debating Dinesh D'Souza at Tufts University, November 30th, 2007
Being interviewed on CCTV International, January 2nd, 2008
Check out this video version of the dramatization of "Where am I?" made in Holland
Evolutionary Perspectives (Dawkins, Dennett, Pinker, Diamond, Adams)
A Glorious Accident, 1993
The 2018 Charles Darwin Oration.
Nijmegen Lectures October 2018. Day one - Autonomy and Consciousness.
Nijmegen Lectures October 2018. Day two - The role of Language in Human Consciousness.
From Bacteria to Bach: Extending Darwin’s Vision, Radboud Reflects, Wednesday 17 October 2018, De Vereeniging, Nijmegen.
"Can we be held morally responsible for our actions?" Dan Dennett and Greg Caruso.
"Are we more than matter?" Dan Dennett and Keith Ward.
Daniel Dennett – on our mind, God and other illusions (Sternstunde Philosophie vom 18.2.2018)
Podcast: Psykiatrikerna interview
Keynote lecture at The Generalized Theory of Evolution conference, Dusseldorf, January 31, 2018.
Interview at The Generalized Theory of Evolution conference, Dusseldorf, January 31st, 2018.
Interview at the University of Dusseldorf, February 4th, 2018.
"Daniel Dennett - a classical philosopher."
See the short movie Trinity made before Dennett's commencement address.
"Memes Saved from Extinction," Santa Fe Institute, May 11th, 2017.
Closer to Truth: Cosmos. Consciousness. God.
Free Will Revisited: A conversation with Daniel Dennett (Sam Harris podcast, June 2016).
Hear What It Sounds Like When Philosopher Daniel Dennett’s Brain Activity Gets Turned into Music.
The Ling Space interview, January 2016.
"The future of artificial intelligence," 2015 VPRO (Dutch television) interview, London, New College for the Humanities.
"What is consciousness?" The Economist Youtube channel.
A hard problem for soft brains: is there a Hard Problem?
In a funk about the "New Atheism"
Interviewed in JotDown Cultural Magazine, June 2015, Barcelona.
Here's a take on the Modern State of Religion, posted by Hayli Harding.
Review of Intuition Pumps by Tadeusz Wieslaw Zawidzki, 2015.
The sessions of the Greenland Conference: Andy Clark and Daniel Dennett, June 2014.
Cultural Evolution at the Santa Fe Institute, May 2014
Dan Dennett voted 5th in a list of 100 Global Thought Leaders of 2013!
Simulando Dennett: Ferramentas e construções de um naturalista (Simulating Dennett), Diego Caleiro, Sao Paulo 2013
Errata for Daniel Dennett's new book Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking
Closer to Truth appearances
Zurich Minds,December 11th, 2013
Berlin Minds, December 10th, 2013
"What can science tell us about free will?" Harvey Preisler Memorial Symposium, November 23rd, 2013
Filipino Freethinkers interview, December 1, 2013
Interviewed by Muath Aldabbagh, 2014.
MIT Technology Review
ERASMUS PRIZE videos and info
Christopher Hitchens memorial video
Donate to A Better Life book project
New book! Inside Jokes: Using Humor to Reverse-Engineer the Mind, by Matthew Hurley, Daniel Dennett and Reginald B. Adams, Jr., MIT Press, 2011
Tufts Now review of Inside Jokes
2012 Global Atheist Convention
The Philosophical Lexicon
Butterflies and Wheels
Conway's Game of Life
The Mac version of Life
Polish translations of many of my articles (Click on this link and insert my name in the search engine)
RodRego, the programmable register machine
Emily Rooney interviewed Daniel Dennett on NPR, 11/17/10
Point of Inquiry: CFI Interview 12/12/11
In Conversation with Dan Dennett – guest post by Kaustubh Adhikari
On the Human Forum
‘Killjoys’ Challenge Claims Of Clever Animals
Interview in Macleans.ca
“Let’s Start With A Respect For Truth,” Dennett on Wieseltier, Edge.org
Big Think Blog, August 4th, 2013
Big Think Mentor Blog, July 13th, 2013
Theos Think Tank Interview, July 4th, 2013
Interviewed by Rationalist Association, June 28th, 2013
Bloomberg Interview June 24th, 2013
Philosophy Bites Interview June 2013
Science Weekly podcast interview, June 2nd, 2013
Radio Boston interview, May 7th, 2013
BBC HARDTALK interview, April 1st, 2013
Katia Kanban discusses the debate about memetics between Dennett and Sperber
Philosophy Bites podcast interview
Interviewed by Patt Morrison on KPCC Radio 89.3
Reflections on the Personal/Subpersonal, May 11-12, UCL London
Dan Dennett wins the 2012 Erasmus Prize!
The winners of the 2009 3 Quarks Daily Prize in Philosophy
Read a tribute read by Richard Dawkins while giving Dan Dennett an award
“Is religion a threat to rationality and science?” in eG Weekly, The London Guardian, April 22nd, 2008.
Listen to a podcast of Dan Dennett at Agora's Science, Religion and Reason Debate in London, April 22nd, 2008
He also can be heard here, on the BBC - Radio 4 - Start the Week program, recorded April 21, 2008
Interview by IHU Online (Brazilian magazine)
An animation of my DARWIN acronym in Latin, by Deniz Cem Önduygu
A Greek version of the DARWIN acronym by Gerol Petruzella
Excellent Tree of Life Diagram
Belorussian translation of "The Zombic Hunch: Extinction of an Intuition?" provided by FatCow
¡Detengan a ese cuervo! (Entrevista a Daniel C. Dennett) | Desde el Exilio
Desde el Exilio (front page)
La nueva Ilustración Evolucionista / The new Evolutionary Enlightenment: ¡Detengan a ese cuervo! (Entrevista a Daniel C. Dennett)
Entrevista Daniel Dennett -- Desconstruindo o "eu" (Flavio Paranhos)
Interviewed in El Pais Digital, 3/26/2010, "El Heredero de Bertrand Russell"
Polish translation of “The Unbelievable Truth: Why America…”(NYDailyNews.com, 10/3/10) provided by Małgorzata Koraszewska
Serbian translation, by Mihailo Antovic, of "From Typo to Thinko: When Evolution Graduated to Semantic Norms"
Hindi translation of “The Zombic Hunch: Extinction of an Intuition?”
Russian translation of “The Zombic Hunch: Extinction of an Intuition?”
Polish translation of “A lesson from Hitch: When rudeness is called for”
Polish translation of “The Zombic Hunch: Extinction of an Intuition?”
Another Polish translation of “The Zombic Hunch: Extinction of an Intuition?”
Czech translation of “The Case for Rorts”
Polish translation of "Seven Tools for Thinking"
Polish translation of “Dennett on Wieseltier V. Pinker in the New Republic”
Portugese translation of “Turing’s ‘strange inversion of reasoning.’” For information about the journal in which the translation appears, click here.
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