A Night of Philosophy & Ideas [fr]

A Night of Philosophy & Ideas, the all-night marathon of philosophical debate, performances, screenings, readings, music, and virtual reality experiences, will take place at the Brooklyn Public Library, from 7pm on February 1 to 7am on February 2.


More than 60 philosophers and artists from France, the U.S., and around the world will present. Among them are 2019 Nobel Prize-winning economist Esther Duflo, who will deliver the keynote; Institute for Advanced Studies anthropologist, sociologist, and physician Didier Fassin; sex columnist Maïa Mazaurette; and philosophers Catherine Malabou and Barbara Stiegler.

There will also be performances and art by French juggler Jérôme Thomas, Armenian-Syrian installation artist Hratch Arbach, and New York-based artist Mary Mattingly. The full program will be announced soon here.

A Night of Philosophy & Ideas/Night of Ideas, part of the global Nuit des idées, is coordinated by the Institut français and will take place in seven cities across the US this winter: Norfolk, VA; Miami, FL; Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA; Boston, MA; and San Francisco, CA; and New York, NY.

Last modified on 03/02/2020

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