NYU s Gallatin School to Host Two-Day Conference, Darwin and the Boundaries of Knowledge, April 17 & 18


NYU s Gallatin School of Individualized Study will host Darwin and the Boundaries of Knowledge, a two-day conference examining how Charles Darwin broke previously existing barriers between science and religion, speculation and theory, and the past and the present, on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18 at NYU s Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts, 715 Broadway, NYC.

Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

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New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study will host “Darwin and the Boundaries of Knowledge,” a two-day conference examining how Charles Darwin broke previously existing barriers between science and religion, speculation and theory, and the past and the present, on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18 at NYU’s Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts (715 Broadway at Washington Place/entrance on 1 Washington Place). Subways: R, W (8th St.); 6 (Astor Pl.).

The conference, co-sponsored by Polytechnic Institute of NYU, is free and open to the public. For more information, call 212.992.7766. For a complete schedule of sessions, go to http://www.nyu.edu/gallatin/news/2009/02/darwin.html.

The conference will include scientists, historians, and philosophers to discuss not just the content of Darwin’s discoveries, but also the way they forever altered what counted as knowledge and what could be ultimately understood. The confe 500

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