Lawrence Weschler: Art and Science as Parallel and Divergent Ways of Knowing


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Author, cultural critic, art theorist, and longtime contributor to The New Yorker, Lawrence Weschler explores the relationship between art and science, demonstrating how these distinct ways of probing the world have, at times, evolved in concert with one another. The author’s more than 15 books include "Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees" and "Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder." He is Director Emeritus of the New York Institute for the Humanities and a contributing editor to McSweeney’s.


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