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Human Being in an Inhuman Age

The third annual Hannah Arendt Center Conference featured spirited, funny, at times angry and always provocative inquiries into the possibilities and dangers of modern technology. Featuring Ray Kurzweil, Sherry Turkle, Ron Arkin, Nicholson Baker, Leon Botstein, Rob Riemen and many others, was deeply energetic and energizing, and we thank the over 900 people who attended…Read more Human Being in an Inhuman Age Posted on 24 October 2010 | 10:17 am

Philippe Nonet: The Unity of Tragedy and Comedy

From our archives: Posting today the audio of a lecture given last year by Philippe Nonet–professor of Jurisprudence at the University of California, Berkeley. The lecture was held April 20, 2010, at  7pm in Bito Auditorium at Bard College. The Unity of Tragedy and Comedy Nonet begins with Heideggger’s statement “Das Denken des Seins ist…Read more Philippe Nonet: The Unity of Tragedy and Comedy Posted on 7 October 2010 | 12:25 pm