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Discovering the Meaning of Life

How do we build a life worth living? For Prof. Avery Kolers (Philosophy), games, and playing them, provide substantial answers. Kolers’ latest paper, “The Grasshopper’s Error: Or, On How Life is a Game,” published in Dialogue in 2015, takes the lead from fellow philosopher Bernard Suits to explain how the meaning or value of life is a lot like the meaning or value of a game.

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Prof. Steve Yanoviak

I think, therefore I EXPLORE

While many people are working on their tan or taking a family road trip, Prof. Steve Yanoviak (Biology) is spending his summer hoisted high above the rainforest floor in the tree canopies of Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Dr. Yanoviak, a tropical ecologist, specializes in researching the ecology and behavior of rainforest insects. Read more.

Meet Ecologist Prof. Steve Yanoviak

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