Aesthetic Science: A Conversation on Taste, Judgment, and Affect

Alex Wragge-Morley, Ardeta Gjikola and Lan Li

Columbia University

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 6:00pm

Fayerweather Hall (Room 513)
Columbia University
1180 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027

Join historians Ardeta Gjikola and Alex Wragge-Morley as they discuss Wragge-Morley’s new book reinterpreting the role of aesthetic experience in scientific practice. To mark the forthcoming publication of Aesthetic Science: Representing Nature in the Royal Society of London, 1650-1720, Alex Wragge-Morley and Ardeta Gjikola will engage in a wide-ranging discussion about the place of taste, judgment, and sensory pleasure in the production of scientific knowledge.