Saturday, March 12, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Seminar: Spinoza, Goethe, Deleuze: All is Leaf (or Rhizome--take your pick)

The German Romantic Novalis called Baruch Spinoza a "God-intoxicated man." Next to Rousseau, there is hardly a more influential thinker for late 18th-century German intellectual life.
Saturday, November 21, 2015 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Nature & Education circa 1800

Isis was the veiled goddess of nature who inspired German writers from Schiller to Novalis. Jean Paul Richter, too, fantasized about Isis: once one tried to lift the veil on nature, he said, the veil would continually extend itself.