A Night of Philosophy & Ideas is an all-night marathon of philosophical debate, performances, screenings, readings, and music.

Join us and be a part of this FREE 12-HOUR EXCHANGE OF IDEAS, featuring top philosophers from around the world. Full list of participants here.

From Saturday JANUARY 28 AT 7PM TO Sunday, JANUARY 29, 2017 AT 7AM at Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY.

Co-presented by the French Embassy and the Brooklyn Public Library, A Night of Philosophy & Ideas is produced in connection with La Nuit des idées, a project of the Institut français, Paris. La Nuit des idées is a worldwide event taking place in over 30 cities, including Los Angeles, on January 26, 2017. Since 2010, Night of Philosophy ‘happenings’ have taken place in cities around the world, including Paris, Helsinki, London, Tokyo, Berlin, and Tel Aviv. In New York City, a Night of Philosophy was produced by the French Embassy in April 2015, and was curated by Mériam Korichi. The all-night event, which took place at the neighboring Fifth Avenue mansions of the French Cultural Services and the Ukrainian Institute of America, was wildly successful, drawing over 5,000 attendees.


Night of Philosophy & Ideas is co-presented by Brooklyn Public Library and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. The program is made possible with support from the Florence Gould Foundation, the Institut français, Air France, FACE Foundation, Holiday Inn Express and Red Lion Inn & Suites and D'Artagnan, Alliance Program, and event partners National Sawdust, Trisha Brown Dance Company, BAM, and Prospect Park Alliance. WNYC is a media partner of the 2016-2017 BPL Presents Season. Additional support is provided by La Rêveuse, Sixpoint Brewery, Red Hook Winery, Colson Patisserie, Lion in the Sun, Coperaco, Pommery, Albertine, Cornell University, Sciences Po, Paris and Bogota Latin Bistro. The VR Theater is powered by Samsung. Gothamist is a 2017 Night of Philosophy & Ideas Media Partner.

Brooklyn Public Library 10 Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn, NY

A Night of Philosophy and Ideas

When
January 28, 2017
Where
Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY

A Night of Philosophy & Ideas is an all-night marathon of philosophical debate, performances, screenings, readings, and music.

Join us and be a part of this FREE 12-HOUR EXCHANGE OF IDEAS, featuring top philosophers from around the world. Full list of participants here.

From Saturday JANUARY 28 AT 7PM TO Sunday, JANUARY 29, 2017 AT 7AM at Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY.

Co-presented by the French Embassy and the Brooklyn Public Library, A Night of Philosophy & Ideas is produced in connection with La Nuit des idées, a project of the Institut français, Paris. La Nuit des idées is a worldwide event taking place in over 30 cities, including Los Angeles, on January 26, 2017. Since 2010, Night of Philosophy ‘happenings’ have taken place in cities around the world, including Paris, Helsinki, London, Tokyo, Berlin, and Tel Aviv. In New York City, a Night of Philosophy was produced by the French Embassy in April 2015, and was curated by Mériam Korichi. The all-night event, which took place at the neighboring Fifth Avenue mansions of the French Cultural Services and the Ukrainian Institute of America, was wildly successful, drawing over 5,000 attendees.


Night of Philosophy & Ideas is co-presented by Brooklyn Public Library and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. The program is made possible with support from the Florence Gould Foundation, the Institut français, Air France, FACE Foundation, Holiday Inn Express and Red Lion Inn & Suites and D'Artagnan, Alliance Program, and event partners National Sawdust, Trisha Brown Dance Company, BAM, and Prospect Park Alliance. WNYC is a media partner of the 2016-2017 BPL Presents Season. Additional support is provided by La Rêveuse, Sixpoint Brewery, Red Hook Winery, Colson Patisserie, Lion in the Sun, Coperaco, Pommery, Albertine, Cornell University, Sciences Po, Paris and Bogota Latin Bistro. The VR Theater is powered by Samsung. Gothamist is a 2017 Night of Philosophy & Ideas Media Partner.

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.
Sign in or register to post comments.
more events
1/3
ONGOING EVENTS
event

Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism at the National Gallery of Art

April 9 - July 9, 2017
National Gallery of Art - East Building
4th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001
event

Delirium: The Art of the Symbolist Book at The Morgan Library

Jan 20 - May 14, 2017
The Morgan Library & Museum
29 E 36th St
New York, NY 10016
event

Alfred Sisley at the Bruce Museum

Jan 21 - May 21, 2017
The Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT 06830-7157
event

Posters and Patriotism: Selling World War I in New York at The Museum of the City of New York

April 5 - September, 2017
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue, NY10029
event

Carpenters Workshop Gallery presents Robert Stadler's "Weight Class"

Apr 27, 2017 - Jun 17, 2017
Carpenters Workshop Gallery
693 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

event

Lyles & King presents "Bullet Through Glass"

Mar 25, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017
Lyles & King
106 Forsyth Street at Broome, New York, NY 10002
event

VENUS presents Bernard Buffet: Paintings from 1956 to 1999

May 5, 2017 - Apr 27, 2017
Venus
980 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10075
event

The Incoherents Salon at Hunter East Harlem Gallery

Mar 13-Jun 3, 2017
Hunter East Harlem Gallery
The Silberman School of Social Work
2180 3rd Avenue at 119th Street
New York, NY 10035
event

A tall action is not a height at The Chimney

Apr 21-May 28, 2017
The Chimney
200 Morgan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
1/3
recomended for you
event

The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin

Mar 17-Aug 6, 2017
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10128
event

French Movie Nights Presents STEP BY STEP at Scandinavia House

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 7:30pm
Scandinavia House
58 Park Ave, New York, NY 10016
event

Francophone Movies at the New York African Film Festival 2017

May 3 - May 29, 2017
Film Society of Lincoln Center
165 West 65th Street
New York, NY
event

Articulate at ART 3 with Alain Kirili

Apr 5-May 21, 2017
ART 3 Gallery
109 Ingraham Street, Suite 102
Brooklyn, NY 11237
event

Innovation: made in France II at Demisch Danant Gallery

May 3-Jul 1, 2017
Demisch Danant Gallery
30 West 12th Street,
New York NY 10011