Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
The world is getting better, not worse. The enlightenment ideals of reason and science are a major reason why.Steven Pinker asks the big questions about human progress—and sets out, in public, to answer them. Author of Enlightenment Now and The Better Angels of Our Nature.
April 15, 2020, 4:30 Moore Theater (free and open to the public)
The Burt Dorsett '53 lecturer, Nina Tandon is at the cutting edge of science where sci-fi meets reality. She works on growing artificial hearts and bones that can be put into the body, and studies the new frontier of biotech: homes, textiles, and videogames made of cells. January 27 at 4:30.