Talk Nerdy Podcast: Agustin Fuentes
Cara Santa Maria is joined by Dr Agustin Fuentes, author of The Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional. They discuss the similarities we share with non-human animals, as well as what makes us special, including the great responsibility we hold as shepherds of planet Earth.
New trends in evolutionary biology: biological, philosophical and social science perspectives
Royal Society discussion meeting organized in partnership with the British Academy
7-9 November 2016, London, UK
Recordings are presented in the order of the meeting program.
7 November 2016
8 November 2016
9 November 2016
Evolution and the metaphor of agency
Samir Okasha, University of Bristol
Developmental niche construction
Karola Stotz, Macquarie University
Human nature, human culture: the case of cultural evolution
Tim Lewens, University of Cambridge
Human niche, human behaviour, human nature
Agustín Fuentes, University of Notre Dame
A second inheritance system: the extension of biology through culture
Andrew Whiten, University of St Andrews
Human evolution, niche construction and plasticity
Susan Antón, New York University
Domestication: a model system for evolutionary biology
Melinda Zeder, Smithsonian Institution
Is it time for an update to evolutionary theory?
Science Weekly podcast from The Guardian
Nicola Davis interviews Professor Massimo Pigliucci, Dr Richard Watson and Professor Joan Strassmann on the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis.