Daniel Clement Dennett III

  • Birth of Daniel Dennett

    Birth of Daniel Dennett
    Daniel Dennett was born on March 28th, 1942 in Boston Massachusetts.
  • The Mind and the Brain

    The Mind and the Brain
    In 1965 Mr. Dennett received his Doctorate of Philosophy at Oxford University writing his dissertation titled "The Mind and the Brain: Introspective Description in the Light of Neurological Findings; Intentionality". In this dissertation he describes the relationship ship of introspective formulations between Physical and non-physical events. Dennett, Daniel C. The Mind and the Brain: Introspective Description in the Light of Neurological Findings: Intentionality. University of Oxford, 1965.
  • Intentional Stance

    Intentional Stance
    Daniel Dennett would publish a book delving into the differences between mental and physical phenomena in regards to human behavior. Here he would outline "Dennett's Three Levels" the Physical Stance, Design Stance, and The Intentional Stance exploring the idea that we can predict the behaviors of objects the views of these levels. Dennett, Daniel C. The Intentional Stance. Cambridge, (Mass.: The MIT Press, 2006. Print.
  • Humanist of the Year

    Humanist of the Year
    The "Humanist of the Year Award" was created to recognize those nationally or internationally whose work has improved or benefitted the Human Condition. They work for the equal rights for Humanists, Atheists, Agnostics and Freethinkers in the right that people can have the ability to lead responsible and ethical lives without Theism. In 2004 Daniel Dennett received the award by the American Humanist Association for his works in Philosophy of Science, Cognitive Science, and Philosophy of Biology.
  • Erasmus Prize

    Erasmus Prize
    In 2012 Daniel Dennett receives the Erasmus Prize for contributions to culture, society and social sciences. Specifically, Dennett's lectures of the "Cultural significance of the Natural Sciences" since 1971 as a Professor of Philosophy and the co-director at the Center for Cognitive studies at Tufts university. https://erasmusprijs.org/en/laureates/daniel-dennett/