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Helen Fisher + Simon Critchley


Wednesday, February 17, 2016
7:00 PM–8:30 PM
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Biological anthropologist Helen Fisher, the author of Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray, explores the post-Valentine’s Day blues with the philosopher Simon Critchley.

About the Speakers

Simon Critchley is Hans Jonas Professor at the New School for Social Research. His books include Very Little”¦Almost Nothing, Infinitely Demanding, The Book of Dead Philosophers, The Faith of the Faithless, Bowie, Memory Theatre, and Notes on Suicide. He is the moderator of “The Stone,” a philosophy column in the New York Times, to which he is a frequent contributor.

Helen Fisher is a Senior Research Fellow at the Kinsey Institute, a member of the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies in the Department of Anthropology at Rutgers University, and Chief Scientific Advisor to the internet dating site She has conducted extensive research and written six internationally best-selling books on the evolution, brain science, and future of human sex, love, marriage, adultery, and divorce. She has spoken at the World Economic Forum (Davos), the International meeting of the G-20, and on many other national and international podiums and is currently the most quoted person on love.

Brainwave is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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