From the Bible’s Tower of Babel to the Greek myth of Prometheus to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Western literature brims with insights into the importance of recognizing human limitations. Specifically, Frankenstein illuminates the limits of natural science, technology and knowledge itself as means of enhancing human life. By examining these limitations, we can more deeply understand our own nature and what it takes to make the most of our human potential
Dr. Richard Gunderman is the Chancellor’s Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, Philanthropy, Medical Humanities and Health Studies at Indiana University Bloomington.
This talk will take place in Center Hall Room 216.