Achille C. Varzi is Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, where he has taught since 1995. Among his numerous published articles and books are Comedia Metaphysica (with C. Calosi); Il mondo messo a fuoco; Insurmountable Simplicities; Ontologia, An Essay in Universal Semantics, Parts and Places (with R. Casati); and Holes and Other Superficialities (with R. Casati).



An Adventure in Flatland
Can a Flatlander figure out whether they live on a sphere or on a donut? Varzi will present an exercise in philosophical imagination to test our sense of possibility and our capacity to overcome the limits of our superficiality.

Time: 2:20 am
Location: Ukrainian Institute of America / Concert Hall