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Artist French-born artist Eve Bailey lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She has formed a practice based on the concepts of balance and coordination. Rooted in the tradition of the artist-engineer, her work lives at the intersection of sculpture, performance, dance, architecture, and design, addressing themes of motion. Bailey’s work has been commissioned for the public realm, and exhibited in galleries and museums in France, Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Russia,.. Read More


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Emily Apter is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at New York University. Recent works include Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability (Verso, 2013) and the co-edited Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon (Princeton UP, 2014). She is finishing a book on “unexceptional politics” and the art of political fiction.   Lecture: Falling Up Reviewing the famous episode in Rousseau’s Rêveries d’un promeneur solitaire when the narrator is.. Read More


Christophe Bouton is Professor of Philosophy at the University Bordeaux Montaigne, and currently a Visiting Scholar at NYU. His research area is focused on the issues of time and history in the contemporary philosophy. His most recent publication is Time and Freedom (Northwestern University Press, 2014).   Lecture: Time and Freedom This talk will address the problem of time from the standpoint of the relation between time and freedom. From.. Read More


Jc Beall is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut (Storrs, USA), where he is also the founder of the interdisciplinary UCONN Logic Group (, and Research Professor in Philosophy at the University of Tasmania (Australia). Beall has published numerous books and articles on philosophy and logic, with particular focus on the philosophies of truth, paradox, and logic. Among his books are Logical Pluralism and Spandrels of Truth ,.. Read More


David Albert is a professor of philosophy at Columbia University. He received his Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from the Rockefeller Institute in 1981. He has published three books on the foundations of physics— Quantum Mechanics and Experience, Time and Chance, and After Physics, all from Harvard University Press.   Lecture: The Direction of Time David Albert will outline a large philosophical-scientific project which aims at understanding the difference between the.. Read More

Kwame Anthony Appiah

Kwame Anthony Appiah teaches philosophy at NYU, in the CAS and the Law School. He grew up in Ghana and was educated at Cambridge University. His most recent books include Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers, The Honor Code and Lines of Descent.   Lecture: Honor Now Honor is widely regarded as an outdated concept and attempts to resurrect it are suspected of being associated with reactionary politics. In fact,.. Read More