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History & Politics, Literature

The Humanities and the Sciences

Their Epistemologies

Date
November 14, 2019
Time
6:30 pm
Overview

A lecture by
Richard Foley, NYU

Introduction by Maria Luisa Ardizzone (NYU)

Respondent: Jane Tylus (Yale)

Should inquiries in the basic sciences and the humanities have different aims? Here are two closely related questions: Are the values informing these inquiries typically different and should they be? In his book, The Geography of Insight: The Sciences, the Humanities, How They Differ, Why They Matter, Prof. Richard Foley argues that the answer to all these questions is “yes.”

In ENGLISH.