Ruth Mace/ Catherine Rowett/ Volker Sommer

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Monday 30 April 2012, 6.30 – 8pm
Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE

Ruth Mace, Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology, University College London

Catherine Rowett, Professor of Philosophy, University of East Anglia

Volker Sommer, Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology, University College London

Chair: Kristina Musholt, LSE Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method and Deputy Director of the Forum for European Philosophy

What does it mean to be human? What are the origins of humanity, and what distinguishes us from non-human animals? This panel discussed these and related questions from the perspectives of philosophy and evolutionary anthropology.