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Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 7 PM
The New York Public Library

One of France’s leading intellectuals, Pascal Bruckner, joined Simon Critchley to discuss truth and lies regarding the nature of happiness. What is happiness? Is a happy life a good life? Is the pursuit of happiness a worthy human endeavor?


1:22
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Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 7 PM
Morgan Library & Museum

To mark the publication of his latest book, Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture, Daniel Mendelsohn discussed with John Freeman the ethics and pleasures of reviewing.


1:25:43
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Thursday, December 13, 2012, 7 PM
BAM Fisher (Hillman Studio)

Legendary theater director Anne Bogart joined Critchley to discuss how truth and deception are revealed in tragedy.


1:40:55
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Thursday, October 18, 2012, 7 PM
BAM Fisher (Hillman Studio)

On Truth (and Lies) in Literature
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 Simon Critchley to discuss truth and lies in literature, from the canonical works of Cervantes and Joyce to contemporary writings.


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Duration: 01:27:24
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Friday, October 12, 2012
Deutsches Haus at NYU

Aeschylus’ Oresteia
Staged Reading of excerpts from Aeschylus’ Oresteia
"The Taming of the Furies in Today’s Europe"
A Conversation Inspired by Aeschylus' Oresteia


15:58
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Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 7 PM
The New York Public Library

On Truth (and Lies):
Truth vs. Experience in Probing Reality

Brian Greene and Simon Critchley discuss: How are the truths of physics consistent with common-sense experience, particularly when we know that the latter is a deception? Is our everyday experience of the world a lie? And does that matter?


01:17:44
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