Past Event

Christia Mercer – Philosophy in the Library: How Women Changed the Course of Philosophy, 1300-1700

April 27, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Dweck Center, Brooklyn Public Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY

Speaker: Christia Mercer, Gustave M. Berne Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Columbia University

Christia Mercer explores ideas drawn from medieval Europe’s most innovative women and shows how their views about self-knowledge, cognition, and truth laid the groundwork for early modern philosophy. Free and open to the public. For more details, please visit the event website.

Presented by Brooklyn Public Philosophers.