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Notes from a Biscuit Tin: Philosophy, Poetry, Music

Date, location, and tickets

Friday, February 21, 2020
at 7:30 PM

Arete
67 West St, #103
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Free Event



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Event Information

A celebration of the philosophical vision of Mary Midgley ft. Claire Chase, Laura Mullen, Jenny Judge

‘Notes from a Biscuit Tin’ is a yearlong celebration of the centenary of philosopher Mary Midgley, in the form of a series of public exchanges between philosophers and poets on various themes from Midgley’s work. The New York instalment will feature philosopher Jenny Judge in conversation with poet Laura Mullen, as well as MacArthur ‘genius’ and Avery Fisher prizewinner Claire Chase (flute), about Midgley’s philosophical vision. Mullen will read a new poem commissioned for the event, and Chase will perform improvisatory works by pioneering electronic musician Pauline Oliveros (among others).

Tickets are free (though limited), and available here.

Supported by the New York Institute of Philosophy