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.

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