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Arendt on Thinking with Kant and Kafka

HAC Associate Fellow Jeffrey Champlin discusses Arendt's conception of thinking as dually meaningful, implying either timeless human faculty or immersed reflection that is capable of change. Posted on 9 June 2014 | 11:42 am

A Sorry Bunch of Dwarfs

Freeman Dyson, the eclectic physicist, took good aim at philosophy last week in a review of the silly book by Jim Holt, Why Does the World Exist?” An Existential Detective Story. Holt went around to “a portrait gallery of leading modern philosophers,” and asked them the Leibnizian question: Why is there something rather than nothing?”…Read more A Sorry Bunch of Dwarfs Posted on 5 November 2012 | 3:05 pm

Roger Berkowitz: From Galileo to Google

My talk from last August is finally available in full, courtesy of the very interesting new website for Bard’s Program in Language and Thinking. I thank Thomas Bartscherer, Director of the Language and Thinking Program, for inviting me to give the talk and making the video available. “Earth Alienation from Galileo to Google” —Roger Berkowitz,…Read more Roger Berkowitz: From Galileo to Google Posted on 16 December 2010 | 1:30 pm