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|Thursday, May 01|
"Rules, Rationality, and Reasonableness," Lorraine Daston, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
Third in the 2014 Lawrence Stone Lecture Series--"Rules: A Short History of What We Live By." Reception to follow each lecture.
East Pyne, Room 010 · 4:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.
"Transnationalization of Democracy: A European Experiment," Jurgen Habermas, Johan-Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt
Jurgen Habermas is a world-renowned public intellectual, sociologist, and philosopher.
McCosh Hall, Room 50 · 4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m.
"Alexander Calder," Jed Perl, art critic, The New Republic
In honor of the two Alexander Calder sculptures currently on loan to the Princeton University Art Museum from the Fisher Family collection, author and art critic Jed Perl will discuss Calder's work. A reception in the museum will follow.
Jed Perl has been the art critic at The New Republic since 1994. Among his books are Eyewitness: Reports from an Art World in Crisis, Antoine’s Alphabet: Watteau and His World, and New Art City: Manhattan at Mid-Century, which was a 2005 New York Times Notable Book and a 2005 Atlantic Monthly Best Book of the Year. He is currently working on the first full-length biography of Alexander Calder, to be published by Knopf, for which he has received both a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Fellowship from the Leon Levy Center for Biography at CUNY.
McCormick Hall 101 · 5:00 p.m.– 6:00 p.m.