“Fake” Knowledge: Knowing and the Illusion of Knowing

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Future Event

A nomenclator was a slave whose duty was to accompanying his master in canvassing the streets of Classical Rome in order to recall the names of those his master encountered. Each of us is, in a way, both that ancient politician and that slave, relying on others’ memories to supply us with knowledge, and others relying on us for the knowledge we recall for them.… read more »

Art and Science: The Two Cultures Converging

December 1-3, 2017

Future Event

Man tries to make for himself in the fashion that suits him best a simplified and intelligible picture of the world; he then tries to some extent to substitute this cosmos of his for the world of experience, and thus to overcome it.

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