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Finding the Way to Truth: Sources, History, and Impact of the Meditative Tradition @ Buell Hall, Columbia U
Finding the Way to Truth: Sources, History, and Impact of the Meditative Tradition @ Buell Hall, Columbia U
Feb 1 all-day
How is the ancient exhortation to “know thyself” related to consolation, virtue, and the study of nature? How did the commitment to self-knowledge shift over the centuries in writings by Islamic, Jewish, Christian, and early modern natural philosophers? How did medieval women contribute to modern notions of self, self-knowledge, and knowledge of nature? This conference explores the meditative “reflective methodology” from its ancient roots, through medieval Christian, Muslim, and Jewish traditions to the so-called “new” methodologies of early modern science. Speakers include Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Pierre Force, Clémence Boulouque, Christia Mercer, and Pamela Smith. Points of focus will be: (1) the relation between the ancient imperative to “know thyself” and …

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6:00 pm Philosophy Film Club: Blade Runner @ Dorothy Hirshon Suite, I 203
Philosophy Film Club: Blade Runner @ Dorothy Hirshon Suite, I 203
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Movie snacks and post-film discussion hosted by Professor Zed Adams  Questions? email: veronica@newschool.edu  Friday, February 1st 2019 at 55 W 13 Street Room I 203  6:00-9:00 PM  This event is sponsored by the Philosophy Department at the New School for Social Research