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How Art and Science Illuminate the Human Condition

This week we’ll be reading Hannah Arendt’s ideas on Thinking vs. Cognition through “Art and Science, [for] despite their significant and creative sympathies, have undeniably different roles in the human experience. But the question of what those differences are and why they matter — a question which philosophers and physicists  alike have attempted to answer — remains a perennial perplexity.”

To explore these concepts more fully, during the meeting we’ll be engaging in some artful science ourselves. Hence, you might not want to wear your best clothes, but do bring your enthusiasm for a good time!

Click below for the short reading.

How Are and Science Illuminate the Human Condition

Also included is an interview with Hannah Arendt who rather than describing herself as a Philosopher prefers that of a Political Theorist.

Click here for the an insightful conversation with one Philosophy’s great thinkers!

Please remember to bring 3 dollars for the Setauket Neighborhood House.

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