Co-Presented by BAM and the Onassis Cultural Center NY
What is the truth? Simon Critchley, one of today’s leading contemporary philosophers, presents On Truth (and Lies), a new conversation series that encourages audiences to abandon their convictions at the door and explore the ambiguity of reality.
Daniel Mendelsohn and Simon Critchley discuss how Greek myth has been interpreted across cultures.
Anne-Marie Slaughter and Simon Critchley discuss the nature of women’s role in society.
Olwen Fouéré joins philosopher Simon Critchley to discuss the influence of James Joyce.
Director Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota joins Simon Critchley to explore authorship in theater.
Simon Critchley explores returning from war using the Greek idea of nostos or homecoming.
Artist Alexandre Singh and philosopher Simon Critchley discuss Greek comedy.
Director Thomas Ostermeier and philosopher Simon Critchley debate Athenian democracy.
Theater critic Hilton Als and philosopher Alexander Nehamas join Simon Critchley.
Paul Holdengräber joins Simon Critchley to examine the art of conversation.
Simon Critchley discusses truth and illusion in art.
Celebrated author Tom McCarthy joins Simon Critchley to discuss truth in literature.
Legendary director Anne Bogart joins Simon Critchley to discuss truth in tragedy.