Demystifying Technology with Frederick Amrine May 10
Noted scholar Frederick Amrine will present two talks on the role of science and technology in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, May 10, 2014. The talks include “Demystifying Technology and the Claims of Science” from 9:45-10:45 a.m. and “Science as Intellectual Beauty and Discovery” from 11 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and will be held in the chapel of Trinity Presbyterian Church, 3201 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37215.
Admission is free of charge. Childcare is available for Linden Waldorf School students during these talks.
Saturday afternoon, Amrine will present a talk for members of the Anthroposophical Society and their invited guests on Rudolf Steiner’s last address and the karma lectures from 3-5 p.m. at the same location.
Amrine is a professor at the University of Michigan, where he teaches literature and philosophy. In addition to his academic scholarship, he has published essays in the anthroposophical journal being human, including “Discovering a Genius: Rudolf Steiner at 150,” “Music as a Threshold Experience” and “The Sin of Literalism.” A life-long anthroposophist, he is deeply involved in translating Steiner, most recently Steiner’s Anthroposophy in the Light of Goethe’s Faust. Professor Amrine has just completed a four-part series of essays “The Philosophical Roots of Waldorf Education,” which has been appearing in the Research Bulletin of the Research Institute for Waldorf Education.
Amrine’s visit to Nashville is co-sponsored by Linden Waldorf School and Anthroposophy Nashville. For more information, contact Barbara Bittles (615) 373-5173 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Anne Nicholson (615) 426-3395 or email@example.com. Download the pdf flyer.