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Dr. Cornel West Gifford Lecture Watch Party - Lecture 4 - History Adagio

Please Note: This event is at 10AM PT / 12PM CT / 1PM ET. Please register here and receive the Zoom link to put it in your calendar in order to avoid confusion, as this event is in Scotland.

Come together and watch Dr. Cornel West's Gifford Lecture series in Edinburgh, Scotland. These lectures are the highest honor in philosophy, and Dr. West will, as usual, be sharing poignant and powerful insights on our times. 

This is the fourth part in this six-part series, which is titled "A Jazz-soaked Philosophy for our Catastrophic Times".

Part Four's Description is below:

The greatest breakthrough in modern philosophy is found in the works of the Italian Giambattista Vico. His perceptions wedded wisdom, eloquence, prudence and providence. The New Science (1725) was the first great philosophic European response to the New World. Vico saw Europe as locked into a dominant ‘barbarism of reflection’, yielding a rapacious individualism, and reducing philosophy to a paralyzing scepticism. In response, his conception of ingenium (ingenuity or improvisation) accentuated our creative human power to transcend barbarism.


May 13, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Alex Coronado ·

Will you come?