2012 Marc and Constance Jacobson Lecture: Peter Galison, "Einstein, Clocks, and the Materiality of Time"


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  • Host Department: Institute for the Humanities
  • Date: 01/11/2012
  • Time: 5:00PM

  • Location: Rackham Amphitheatre, 915 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor

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    Physicist, philosopher, and renowned historian of science Peter Galison discusses the implications of Einstein’s work on time for contemporary philosophy and culture in general. An author, film producer, and MacArthur Award-winner, Galison is Joseph Pellegrino University Professor in the Department of the History of Science at Harvard University.

    Presented in conjunction with the University Musical Society’s Pure Michigan Renegade Series production of Philip Glass and Robert Wilson’s revolutionary opera Einstein on the Beach.