Monday, October 27, 2008Brown Hall Auditorium "Return of the Shankster"
Welcome Dr. Niall Shanks, author of books and articles on the history and philosophy of science, back to ETSU. His latest book is God, the Devil, and Darwin: A Critique of Intelligent Design Theory. Dr. Shanks is the Curtis D. Gridley Distinguished Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at Wichita State University.
A native of Chester, England, Shanks earned his bachelor‘s degree in philosophy at the University of Leeds and his master of philosophy (M.Phil.) at the University of Liverpool. He completed his doctorate in philosophy of science at the University of Alberta. He was professor of philosophy at ETSU from 1991