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Talks

On Truth (and Lies) in Literature

 
 
Thu, Oct 18, 2012
  • 7PM
 
 
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RUN TIME: 1hr 30min
ALL TICKETS:  $15; $7.50 for Friends of BAM
 
 
 
 
 
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Co-Presented with the Onassis Cultural Center NY

With Tom McCarthy

What is the truth? Simon Critchley, one of today's leading contemporary philosophers and moderator of the popular New York Times philosophy series "The Stone," presents On Truth (and Lies), a new conversation series that encourages audiences to abandon their convictions at the door and explore the ambiguity of reality.

Is literature a true representation of our commonly shared world? The celebrated author of Remainder, Men in Space, and C (shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize), Tom McCarthy joins Critchley to discuss truth and lies in literature, from the canonical works of Cervantes and Joyce to contemporary writings.

Co-presented with
Onassis Cultural Center NY