ICE Launching Conference Day 2

The Sciences, the Humanities, the Future
Saturday, October 1, 2016

  • Opening remarks by Dartmouth President Phil Hanlon
  • Maria Popova of Brain Pickings on "Aesthetic Fact: Memory, Memetics, and How Beauty Mediates the Porous Boundary Between Art and Science"
  • MIT Professor of the Practice of the Humanities, physicist, and author Alan Lightman with “The Physicist as Novelist.”

  • Arizona State University physicist and astrobiologist Paul Davies, director of the Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science, asks: “Are We Alone?”

  • Dartmouth professor of philosophy Adina Roskies on “Free Will in the Age of Neuroscience”
  • Panel discussion with speakers moderated by ICE Director Marcelo Gleiser