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March 1, 2016 at 6:45 pm

George Washington Forum | Attention as a Cultural Problem, March 22

Matthew Crawford

Matthew Crawford

The George Washington Forum presents “Attention as a Cultural Problem” on Tuesday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Galbreath Chapel.

The speaker is Matthew B. Crawford, a senior fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia.

George Washington ForumHe earned a B.A. in physics from the University of California-Santa Barbara and his Ph.D. in political philosophy from the University of Chicago. He has published articles on ancient Greek philosophy, neuroscience and the philosophy of science and has written regularly for The New Atlantis.

His books include Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work (Penguin, 2009) and The World Beyond Your Head: On Becoming an Individual in an Age of Distraction (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015).

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