Listening to Cage
A Lecture by Richard Fleming
Thursday, March 20
Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, 1st Floor
Reception to follow in the Audiovisualities Lab
Richard Fleming will also lead a workshop/seminar Friday Mar 21 on Cavell’s The Claim of Reason.
Richard Fleming is an ordinary language philosopher and author of books in philosophy and contemporary music, including The State of Philosophy (1993), First Word Philosophy (2004), Evil and Silence: Socrates to Cage (2010). With the contemporary musician William Duckworth, he edited John Cage at Seventy-Five (1989) and Sound and Light: La Monte Young Marian Zazeela (1996). He regularly teaches philosophy and humanities courses, recently giving seminars on Wittgenstein at Duke University and Cage presentations for the Fusion Art Exchange, Northeastern University. His newest text, Threads of Philosophy, includes writings heavily influenced by Cavell and Cage.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Philosophy, Arts, and Literature and the FHI Audiovisualities Lab.