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The Anthropocene Project | An Opening

Thu, Jan 10, 2013 Dialog with John Tresch and Jan Zalasiewicz

What is the state of scientific factual thought? The form of thought that we like to take for granted? What can our belief in facts bear? A conversation between the sociologist of science John Tresch and the geologist Jan Zalasiewicz around the order of facts and the question of humanity’s function therein. Dialog with John Tresch (Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia) and Jan Zalasiewicz (Department of Geology, University of Leicester)