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Dr. Cornel West Gifford Lecture Watch Party - Lecture 5 - America Allegro Molto Vivace

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

Part Five's Description is below:

The two great philosophically-inclined artists in early twentieth-century America were T.S. Eliot and Eugene O’Neill. Eliot’s work, especially his poems and criticism from 1917-1942, explored the end of the age of Europe with its wars, loveless creatures, hollow men, mindless barbarity, and devastated wastelands. Eugene O’Neill’s 49 plays constitute the greatest literary exploration of the cultural and spiritual dynamics of the American empire. Both Eliot and O’Neill understood the profound human tragedy of their times, but, trapped within a waning civilisation, neither artist could find a way out.


May 14, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Alex Coronado ·

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