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Dec 2006

Filosofi italiani a New York

December 1, 2006

December 6, 2006

Il pensiero e l’invenzione

Italian Cultural Institute, New York.

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“Il pensiero e l’invenzione” – Italian Encounters with Science, Philosophy, Logic, Literature and Religion
With Maurizio Ferraris, Douglas Hofstadter, Sebastiano Maffettone, Antonio Monda, Piergiorgio Odifreddi, Armando Massarenti, Tomaso Poggio and Achille Varzi

Dec. 1st 6pm IIC New York
“Fabbricare l’intelligenza”- A Panel on Artficial Intelligence and Related Topics
Douglas Hofstadter: Mistaking Form for Content: Why Machine Translation is So Far Off (Sbagliandosi forma il soddisfare perche’ la traduzione automatica e’ disinserita finora); Piergiorgio Odifreddi: Artificial Intelligence: Science or Literature?; Tomaso Poggio: Will Neuroscience Trigger a Renaissance in Artificial Intelligence?.
Q&A
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Dec. 5th 6 pm IIC New York:
“Esercizi di filosofia quotidiana” – Daily Metaphysics
with Armando Massarenti and Achille Varzi
Readings from the authors’ latest books Il lancio del nano by Armando Massarenti (Guanda 2006) and Insurmountable Simplicities by Roberto Casati and Achille Varzi (Columbia UP 2006)
Q&A
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Dec. 6th 6 pm IIC New York:
“L’invenzione di Dio”- The Invention of God with Maurizio Ferraris, Antonio Monda and Piergiorgio Odifreddi
Readings of translation of excerpts from the authors’ latest books Babbo Natale, Gesù Adulto. In cosa crede chi crede? by Maurizio Ferraris, (Bompiani 2006) Tu credi? by Antonio Monda (Fazi 2006) and Perche’ non possiamo essere cristiani, e meno che mai cattolici by Piergorgio Odifreddi (Longanesi 2007)
Q&A
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Sebastiano Maffettone presents and chairs the three events.
Maurizio Ferraris (Turin 1956) is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Turin, where he heads the Center for Theoretical and Applied Ontology (http://www.aorg.org/) , the Laboratory of Ontology (http://www.labont.it/) and is the editor of Rivista di Estetica.