FS proudly presents Robert Kurzban, PhD as the Thursday, June 2, 2011 speaker at the Free Library of Philadelphia. The meeting will begin promptly at 7:00 PM in the Skyline Room. The address of the library is 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
From the Wikipedia article on Kurzban:
“Robert Kurzban was trained by two pioneers in the field of evolutionary psychology, John Tooby and Leda Cosmides, and his research reflects this background. He takes an adaptationist view of human psychology, and his work is aimed at understanding the functions of psychological mechanisms designed around social life. He uses methods drawn from social psychology, cognitive psychology, and especially experimental economics. His early work investigated the social category “race” and was directed at the hypothesis that people “automatically” encode the race of people they observe. Continue reading: June 2; evolutionary psychologist Robert Kurzban, PhD, at Free Library, Phila.