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169. Organic Mechanisms: Whitehead, Literature, and Science

Friday, 9 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., Great America, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Literature and Science

Presiding: Steven J. Meyer, Washington Univ. in St. Louis

1. "Weird Criticism: Speculative Fiction, Speculative Philosophy," Matthew A. Taylor, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2. "'Planes in Relation': The Principia Mathematica and the Poetics of Abstract Systems," Jocelyn Rodal, Univ. of California, Berkeley

3. "The Improvising Mind: Reading the Bifurcation of Nature as the Other Hard Problem of Consciousness in Richard Powers's Galatea 2.2," Brandon Jones, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

Responding: Adam J. Nocek, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

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Subject:

  • General Literature – Literature and Other Arts, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Science, and Sociology

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