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Edward Slingerland

University of British Columbia

October 31, 2007
40 minutes
Edward Slingerland


Edward Slingerland is Canada Research Chair in Chinese Thought and Embodied Cognition at the University of British Columbia. His research includes Warring States Chinese thought, cognitive linguistics, cognitive science, evolutionary psychology, methodologies for comparative religion, virtue ethics and the classical Chinese language. His forthcoming book, What Science Offers the Humanities: Integrating Body & Culture, argues for the relevance of the natural sciences to the humanities, and outlines an integrated, embodied approach to the study of culture.