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Philomathean Society Annual Oration 2013: Dr. Richard Dawkins - "Proof, Science, and Skepticism: The Magic of Reality"

The Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

Philadelphia, PA

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***** Although all tickets are currently reserved, and we cannot entertain special requests, a small number of seats will be made available on a first-come, first serve basis at 6:15, after ticket-holders have been seated. Please arrive early if you would like a seat but did not get a chance to get a ticket, as a line is expected to form. *****

Richard Dawkins is the former Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University and one of the world's most prominent evolutionary biologists and outspoken atheists. Among his books are The Selfish GeneThe Extended PhenotypeThe Blind WatchmakerClimbing Mount ImprobableA Devil’s Chaplain, The God Delusion, and, most recently, The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True. For the 2013 Bicentennial Philomathean Annual Oration, Dr. Dawkins will address the audience on the necessary role of science and skepticism in the modern world.
 
The Annual Oration with Dr. Richard Dawkins will feature a lecture followed by a question and answer session.

After the question and answer session, Dr. Dawkins will be available to sign books. Copies of The God Delusion, The Selfish Gene, The Greatest Show on Earth, and The Magic of Reality will be available for purchase and signing for $20.00 per book, cash only.
 
This event is free and open to the public.
 
 
 

Feel free to contact Paul Mitchell (aodirector@philomathean.org) with any questions.

For more information about the Philomathean Society, please visit http://www.philomathean.org.

For more information about the Provost’s Year of Proof, please visit https://secure.www.upenn.edu/themeyear/proof/.

For parking information on Penn's campus, please visit http://cms.business-services.upenn.edu/parking/.

Have questions about Philomathean Society Annual Oration 2013: Dr. Richard Dawkins - "Proof, Science, and Skepticism: The Magic of Reality"? Contact The Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania

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Irvine Auditorium
3401 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)


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