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Ask A Philosopher Booth 12:00 pm
Ask A Philosopher Booth @ Turnstyle Underground Market at Columbus Circle
Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Come, ask a philosopher what you will, or just discuss big ideas with your fellow New Yorkers!
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I, holobiont. Are you and your microbes a community or a single entity? – Derek Skillings 7:30 pm
I, holobiont. Are you and your microbes a community or a single entity? – Derek Skillings @ Dweck Center, Brooklyn Public Library
Mar 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
When we’re asked to give examples of philosophical questions, we’re likely to think of questions that are very, very old. Is the physical world all there is? How should I live? How do we know what we know? But some philosophical problems are quite new, made possible or urgent by new developments in science and culture. These are often the most exciting problems to think through. On March 7th at 7:30 PM, Derek Skillings joins Brooklyn Public Philosophers to share his work on the philosophical consequences of the fact that we are holobionts – biological units composed of hosts and their associated swarms of microorganisms. If you’re interested in health, …

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