Center for Inquiry's 11th World Congress

Science Inquiry and Human Well-being

13 15 October 2007

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21 speakers

  • Paul Kurtz Founder of CFI, CSH, CSICOP; author of numerous books
  • Daniel Dennett @danieldennett Philosopher
  • Sir Harold Kroto English chemist and one of the winners of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • Murray Gell-Mann 1969 winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Jean-Claude Pecker leading scientist, author and rationalist in France
  • Prof. Johan Galtung @JohanGaltung Norwegian professor, working at the Transcend Institute
  • Mario Bunge Argentinian philosopher and physicist mainly active in Canada
  • Lawrence Krauss @LKrauss1 Department of physics at Case Western Reserve University, author of a half-dozen books
  • Lionel Tiger Charles Darwin Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University
  • Susan Blackmore freelance writer, lecturer and broadcaster, and a Visiting Lecturer at the University of the West of England, Bristol
  • Adam Hart Davis freelance photographer, writer, and broadcaster of many science and history programs on British television and radio
  • Kendrick Frazier editor of Skeptical Inquirer
  • Peter Atkins Fellow and professor of chemistry at Lincoln College in the University of Oxford
  • Scott Atran Research Director at the National Center for Scientific Research in Paris, France
  • Edward Kruglyakov Academician of Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)
  • Lin Zixin Chinese leader and science editor
  • Qin Dahe Geographer/climatologist/glaciologist; Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • David Koepsell @drkoepsell Council for Secular Humanism
  • Zeng Guoping Tsinghua University in Beijing
  • Sun Xian Chinese Association for Science and Technology and the China Science and Technology Museum
  • Ren Fujun professor at three Chinese universities, executive director of CRISP, and editor-in-chief of the Chinese academic Journal of Science Popularization

16 known attendees

  • Paul Kurtz
  • Center for Inquiry
  • Daniel Dennett
  • Barry Karr
  • harry kroto
  • Murray Gell-Mann
  • Prof. Johan Galtung
  • Mario Bunge
  • Lawrence Krauss
  • Lionel Tiger
  • Kendrick Frazier
  • Peter Atkins
  • scott atran
  • David Koepsell
  • Zeng Guoping
  • Ren Fujun

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