Special event

Talk: The Faith of the Faithless: Simon Critchley and Cornel West in Conversation

February 7, 2012

Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description Two of today's most prominent philosophers discuss the resurgence of religious extremism in our times and the concept of faith in secular society. The prominent and provocative democratic intellectual Dr. Cornel West, best known for his classic Race Matters, Democracy Matters and his recent memoir Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud, joins Simon Critchley, Hans Jonas Professor at the New School for Social Research and moderator of The New York Times philosophy column "The Stone," for a conversation based on Critchley's new book, The Faith of the Faithless: Experiments in Political Theology (Verso, 2012).
Identifier 2012s.SE.00022
VenueAdam E. Max Gathering Space (Lepercq Space, Ballroom, BAM Cafe)