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Daniel C. Dennett

Daniel C. Dennett was born on March 28, 1942 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Daniel Clement Dennett III. He has been married to Susan Bell since 1962. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2013 Creating Freedom: The Lottery of Birth (Documentary)
Himself (as Daniel Dennett)
 2013 The Unbelievers (Documentary)
 2011 Horizonte Flutuante (Documentary)
 2010 Godless (Documentary)
 2008 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (Documentary)
Himself (as Daniel Dennett)
 2002 Love Machine (Documentary)
Himself - Philosopher
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 2007 TED: The Future We Will Create (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Dan Dennett)
 2004 The Atheism Tapes (TV Series documentary)
 2004 Brief History of Disbelief (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Philosopher
- Shadows of Doubt (2004) ... Himself - Philosopher
 1993 A Glorious Accident (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1992 Horizon (TV Series documentary)
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 2004 Return to Source: Philosophy & 'The Matrix' (Video documentary)
 2004 The Hard Problem: The Science Behind the Fiction (Video documentary)
 2004 Sentient Machines: Robotic Behavior (Video documentary short)
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 1988 Victim of the Brain

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Received his B.A. in philosophy from Harvard in 1963. He then went to Oxford to work with Gilbert Ryle, under whose supervision he completed the D.Phil. in philosophy in 1965. He taught at U.C. Irvine from 1965 to 1971, when he moved to Tufts, where he has taught ever since, aside from periods visiting at Harvard, Pittsburgh, Oxford, and the Ecole Normal Superieure in Paris. See more »

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