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2004-2005 Fall Semester Lectures
Hermione Lee, Oxford University
J. Edward Farnum Lectures and Princeton University Press
  September 27 
Shelley’s Heart and Pepys’s Lobsters
    September 28
Jane Austen Faints
  September 29
  Virginia Woolf’s Nose
George Dyson, Western Washington University
Walter E. Edge Lecture
  October 5
Barricelli's Universe: Digital Computing in Princeton, 1945-1958
Edward Felten, Princeton University
President's Lecture
October 12, 4:40 pm
Rip,  Mix, Burn, Sue: Technology, Politics, and the Fight to Control Digital Media
Alan Wolfe, Boston College
Spencer Trask Lectures and Princeton University Press
November 9 
America's Two Visions: The Good and the Great
November 10
How Conservatives Came to Think Small
November 11
The Liberal Retreat from Ambition
Robert W. Lucky, Telcordia
Spencer Trask Lectures
November 16
Broadbanding America: What, Why, and How
Alan Krueger , Princeton University
President's Lecture
December 2
  Economics & the Roots of Terrorism
Henry Petroski, Duke University
Louis Clark Vanuxem Lectures and Princeton University Press
The Design of Everything: From Success to Failure
December 7 
1. From Plato's Cave to PowerPoint:  An Illustrated Lecture on the Illustrated Lecture
December 8
2. Good, Better, Better: Evolution of Imperfect Things
December 9 
3. The Historical Future: The Persistence of Failure
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