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The Story of Life: Critical Insights from Evolutionary Biology

October 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The notion that humans, in all their complexity, are merely an evolutionary accident is deeply unsatisfying for most non-scientists — what, then, can evolutionary biology ultimately tell us about the meaning of our lives? Paleoanthropologist Melanie Chang and paleontologist Simon Conway Morris share their insights on these competing concepts, and explain how meaning and purpose can be gleaned from the remarkable story of life itself.


October 20, 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


The New York Academy of Sciences
7 World Trade Center
New York, New York 10007

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