FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
St. John’s College Dean’s Spring Lecture and Concert Series Presents:
“Heidegger on Being and Causation”
(SANTA FE) Heidegger famously begins his Being and Time by trying to reawaken the question of the meaning of being, which has supposedly been forgotten since Ancient Greece. This lecture claims that Heidegger answers the question of the meaning of being, but that the answer raises numerous unforeseen questions. Heidegger’s philosophy of being leads us directly to another classical problem that he discusses less openly: causation.
Graham Harman is a 1990 graduate of St. John’s College, Annapolis, and currently professor of philosophy and also associate provost for research administration at the American University in Cairo. He is the author of several books, most recently The Quadruple Object and Quentin Meillassoux: Philosophy in the Making.
Friday, January 18, 3:15 p.m.
Great Hall, Peterson Student Center
St. John’s College
1160 Camino Cruz Blanca
Santa Fe, NM 87505