Autumn Patricia Ahn "Documentation as Poetic-Witness": a workshop
In this workshop, we will use listening and writing as a form of complex “secondary” poetry. “Secondary” in this case, meaning a peripheral consciousness. Using rapid association, this technique allows the senses to take precedent to the consciousness. Akin to the “automatic writing” practices developed by the Surrealist & Dada-ist art movements of the early 20th century, also recognized and employed by early psychologist philosophers such as William James and writers such as Gertrude...
We present a narrative of Georg Kreisel’s relation to Kurt Gödel, based on their correspondence. What appears to have been their first contact was Kreisel’s application in 1955 for a year’s membership at the Institute for Advanced Study. This was granted and extended for a second year. Then Kreisel returned to his position at the University of Reading in England. But he began a wandering life, spending time at Reading, Stanford University, the University of...Read more about Harvard Logic Colloquium: Charles Parsons "Kreisel and Gödel"
The Political Theory Colloquium invites you to a special event with Charles Taylor in Fong Auditorium on Thursday October 25, 4-6 p.m. This event is co-sponsored by the Colloquium for Intellectual History, the Department of Philosophy, the Committee on Social Studies and the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics.