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What is a Frontier?

Geoffrey Bennington, Emory University

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
1:30pm – 3:00pm
Virtual Zoom
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Clubs & Organizations, Lectures & Seminars

In this seminar, I will talk through some famous arguments about frontiers, (borders, limits, dividing lines) in Aristotle, Kant, Hegel, Frege and Wittgenstein, and suggest that fractal ("non-linear") geometry might provide helpful analoga for thinking about the issues in play.

Geography Bennington is Asa Griggs Candler Professor of French and Professor of Comparative Literature at Emory University in Georgia, United States, and Professor of Philosophy at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland, as well as a member of the International College of Philosophy in Paris.

Please use the following Zoom link.

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Society of Fellows and the Comparative Literature Program.

Dates and times subject to change. Please go to the Dartmouth Events Calendar and Comparative Literature Program website for updates.



For more information, contact:
Yi Wu

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.