Past Event

Aesthetic Science: A Conversation on Taste, Judgment, and Affect

April 19, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Columbia University, 513 Fayerweather Hall, 1180 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027

Join historians Ardeta Gjikola and Alex Wragge-Morley as they discuss Wragge-Morley’s new book reinterpreting the role of aesthetic experience in scientific practice. To mark the forthcoming publication of Aesthetic Science: Representing Nature in the Royal Society of London, 1650-1720, Alex Wragge-Morley and Ardeta Gjikola will engage in a wide-ranging discussion about the place of taste, judgment, and sensory pleasure in the production of scientific knowledge.

Ardeta Gjikola, Mellon Teaching Fellow, Society of Fellows, Columbia University
Alex Wragge-Morley, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Studies, New York University
Lan Li, Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience, Columbia University

This event is open to the public. Please contact Lan Li at [email protected] with any questions.