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November 3rd, 2023: Daniel Dennett announces: “I’ve signed the International AI Treaty letter.”

Archived news:

Check out this wonderful documentary made by our very own graduate student alumna, Dr. Rabia Ergin
CCILE YouTube channel
Consciousness Explained named as one of the best non-fiction books of the 1990s! and check out this paper by Jared Warren.
A new consortium to explore the inner workings of our brains will further Daniel Dennett’s legacy at Tufts
World-renowned philosopher Daniel C. Dennett argues that our inner worlds and religious ideas can all be explained as evolutionary functions of the brain


Ray Jackendoff’s article, “What is the human language faculty? Two views,” has been selected by a committee of current and former Editors of Language for inclusion in Volume III of the Language Anthology.
A Message from Faculty at Tufts University Reaffirming our Shared Values
Ray Jackendoff was recently honored with a festschrift by three of his former students! Click here to read more about the volume.
Dr Julien Musolino interviews Dr Ray Jackendoff at the Rutgers University Center for Cognitive Science (RuCCS), November 2017.
Videos and photos from Ray Jackendoff’s concert-reception, March 10th, 2017!
Click here to see a talk by Dr. Diane Brentari from the University of Chicago, February 22nd, 2016, at the Cognitive Science Colloquium.
In a funk about the “New Atheism,” a review of Dan Dennett’s and Richard Dawkins’ appearance at the Chevalier Theater on June 11th, 2015
Nikolai Renedo, student of biology and philosophy at Tufts, wrote this article with Daniel Dennett and Patrick Forber!
Rabia Ergin’s TEDx Tufts talk, about her research into Village Sign Language
Rumelhart Award Lecture, July 25th, 2014
Rabia Ergin and Naomi Berlove, grad students of Ray Jackendoff, featured in Tufts Now for their research on sign language in Turkey
Dan Dennett gave a keynote lecture on campus April 11, 2014
Dan Dennett voted 5th in a list of 100 Global Thought Leaders of 2013!
Ray Jackendoff is the 2014 recipient of the David E. Rumelhart Prize!
DAN DENNETT lectured on February 13th, 2014 at Tufts!
Conference September 14-16, 2012! Thu 8/9/2012

Tufts has recently started a new cognitive science Ph.D. program, which builds on a long-standing tradition of highly visible cognitive science research at Tufts. The conference on “Language and Representation” will formally inaugurate the program and feature 16 invited presentations by renowned cognitive scientists from Tufts and other institutions….(click here for full text)

Ray Jackendoff interviewed in TUFTS NOW! Wed 6/6/2012

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Dan Dennett in TUFTS NOW Wed 4/11/2012

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Daniel Dennett wins prestigious Erasmus Award Wed 1/25/2012

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