• “If there were a single word that might be the academy’s proclamation it would be discovery.”

    - Sidney Harman
  • “The idea is to escape the rigidity of classic study.”

    - Sidney Harman
  • “A polymath is one who not only mastered one or several disciplines, but one who uniquely synthesized them, integrated them.”

    - Sidney Harman
  • "polymath n. a person of much or varied learning; a great scholar."

    - Oxford English Dictionary
  • "It's a place for free knowledge"

    - Adeel Mohammadi
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  • The People of the Academy
  • The Academy and the Library
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Aug312016
When: 5:00PM - 6:30PM
“In essentials unity, in non-essentials liberty, in everything love.” --Moravian proverb, circa 1450 c.e. Much is made these days about the differences between us. But... Read more
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Sep132016
When: 5:00PM - 6:30PM
“To be capable of seeing things from multiple points of view, to be capable of being sympathetic, not just with our friends but with our enemies, is perhaps not enough to... Read more
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Sep272016
When: 5:00PM - 7:00PM
The Academy for Polymathic Study guides its enquiries through four flexible pathways or Quadrants: (1) critical and integrative thinking; (2) study of the polymaths; (3) the... Read more
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Sep282016
When: 5:00PM - 6:30PM
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” - Thomas A. Edison “When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will... Read more
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Oct122016
When: 5:00PM - 6:30PM
“I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity.” --Eleanor Roosevelt It is apropos... Read more
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