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Fact and Faith

ICE Fellow Alan Lightman, Professor of the Practice of the Humanities, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Filene Auditorium, Moore Building
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Acclaimed physicist and author Alan Lightman offers a contrast of the methods and beliefs of science and religion, the different kinds of knowledge in science and religion, and how that knowledge is arrived at. He will also discuss the transcendent experience and the role of faith in both science and religion. The lecture will be based on his forthcoming book Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine.

For more information, contact:
Amy Flockton

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