Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Devonport Library Associates Event

Michael Corballis

'The Truth About Language: What it is and Where it Came From'

Devonport Library

Tuesday 2nd May 7.30 - 9pm

Chair: Max Cryer

Birds chirp and monkeys chatter, but only humans posses the extraordinary power to tell stories and offer explanations, to explain and persuade,to use the baffle and bullshit we call language. How come?
Michael's book takes on God and Chomsky to solve perhaps the hardest problem in all of science.

Professor Emeritus Michael Corballis is chaired by Max Cryer (Hons Eng Lit and Etymology) to reveal to us the answer to this fascinating question.

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