1. “Religion and Science, Can They Be Reconciled?”
May 8 at The New School
Columbia philosophy professor Philip Kitcher, geologist Keith Miller, and Robert Pollack, director of the Center for the Study of Science and Religion, discuss stem-cell research, end-of-life issues, and related topics.
2. “Listening In: Eavesdropping and the National Security Agency”
May 8 at The New York Public Library
Authors and experts on both sides of the debate discuss American policies of secrecy and disclosure in the modern age—on what they mean for us all (read you).