Quadrants One and Two

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Sunday, January 20th 2019
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
When: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Doheny Memorial Library, Room 241
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 17:00

Dr. Edwin McCann conducts a conversational workshop on the first two guiding Quadrants of the Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study: (1) critical and integrative thinking, and (2) study of the polymaths. Attendance at sessions covering all four quadrants is required for certification as an Academy fellow.

Dr. Edwin McCann

Dr. Edwin McCann

A philosopher, literary scholar, and historian, Professor Ed McCann’s research interests center in the history of modern philosophy, especially Descartes, Locke, Leibniz, Newton, Kant, and the great early 20th century polymath Ludwig Wittgenstein. Professor McCann is a treasure-trove of knowledge who patiently walks students through not only the complex historical conditions, but also the intellectual climate of each era. With his innovative approach to philosophical and historical inquiry, Professor McCann guides his students to view trials as crucial indicators of society coming to terms with threatening concepts and their implications.