Oneness and Reality

05/10 Friday | 3pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge, the Center on Modernity in Transition, and the Rock Ethics Institute invite you to a discussion in the series “The New Discourse on Oneness.” This will be a completely virtual event. Please register for the event here.

Kenneth R. Brown is Michael J. Fitzpatrick Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Duke University. His research is on the control of quantum systems for both understanding the natural world and developing new technologies.

Heinrich Päs is a professor of theoretical physics at TU Dortmund University, where he conducts research on particle physics and cosmology. His book The One: How an Ancient Idea Holds the Future of Physics (Basic Books) explores the nature of reality and the universe.

Shahrzad Sabet is Co-Director of the Center on Modernity in Transition (COMIT) and a Fellow at New York University’s Institute for Public Knowledge. Her current book project, which spans a variety of disciplines, makes the case for a reimagined universalism that reconciles the oneness and the diversity of humankind.

Benjamin Schewel is Co-Director of the Center on Modernity in Transition (COMIT). He is author of Seven Ways of Looking at Religion (2017) and is currently working on a second book, Encountering the Axial Age, both from Yale University Press.

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