Intersecting in Our Everyday
Bayer Lecture Series
Sundays, 7, 14, 21 April 2002
Carnegie Science Center
lecture series sponsored by Bayer Corporation and presented by the
University of Pittsburgh Center for Philosophy of Science. All lectures
begin at 3:00 PM in the Carnegie Science Center Highmark Science
Stage. Call 412-777-5733 or 412-624-1052 for more information.
2002 schedule highlights the ways in which science and art influence
our daily lives --whether it be through our brain waves, the way
that we interpret the world around us or the way that art has influenced
Awareness and Human Nature - What is our brain telling us?
Sunday, 7 April 2002, 3:00 pm
Dr. Vilayanur Ramachandran, M.D
Psychology and Neurosciences Program, University of California,
one of the world's leading neuroscientists in learning what our
brain is telling us about the process by which we perceive and interpret
works of art.
Art, Interpreting Science and the Perception of Both
Sunday, 14 April 2002, 3:00 pm
Dr. Peter Machamer, Professor
History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh
way that we perceive art and science influences the way that we
"see" the world. Dr. Machamer will show us the surprising
similarities in the way that the arts and sciences help interpret
and understand the world around us.
Revolutionary Art of Science
Sunday, April 21, 2002, 3:00 pm
Dr. James Lennox, Director
Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh
representations of nature have influenced some of the greatest works
in the history of science. Find out how the history of science was
changed forever through revolutionary advances in picturing the
natural world from a leading historian of the biological sciences.