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THE NATURE OF BEAUTY

6.00–7.00pm, Monday 9 November

 


 

When presented with two equally good theories, scientists often prefer the more beautiful. Does this mean that more beautiful theories are also more likely to be true? That, as Keats wrote, beauty is truth, and truth beauty? Does this tell us anything about the nature of reality? And what does this mean for science and art and how they inform one another? Artist Adrian Holme and philosopher Milena Ivanova discuss the nature of beauty and reflect on the symbiotic relationship between art and science.

 

Speakers
Adrian Holme
Artist & Lecturer, Central Saint Martins and Camberwell
Milena Ivanova
Teaching Associate in Philosophy, University of Cambridge

 

Chair
Jonathan Birch
Fellow, Forum for Philosophy & Associate Professor of Philosophy, LSE

 

Co-sponsored by the British Society for the Philosophy of Science

 


 

 

Free  |  Online  |  All welcome

 

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