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Public Lecture: From Vienna to New York: Memory of a Life in Two Worlds
April 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pmFree
The University of Pennsylvania Jewish Studies Program and The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies present The 2018 Silvers Visiting Scholar
Nobel Prize-winner and 2018 Silvers Visiting Scholar Eric Kandel explores his career in brain science and its connection to art through the lens of his autobiography, where he reflects on how his experience as a young Jewish boy in Vienna 1938 has shaped his life as a scientist and a thinker. His recent book Reductionism in Art and Brain Science—Bridging the Two Worlds is one of several in which he finds common ground between neuroscience and humanistic questions.
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