How should nations interact in best of all possible worlds? If this is best of all possible worlds, why is there Obama? Tune in Wednesday evening at 6 pm eastern for the fifth in a series by LPAC Science Team member Jason Ross as he discusses the great humanist genius Gottfried Leibniz. 7,998 more words
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Gottfried Leibniz’s international work is the focus of this episode of Jason Ross’s 2016 series of discussion on Leibniz’s life and work. As China and Russia opened up to increased commerce of goods and ideas with Europe, Leibniz sought to influence this “commerce of light” to further the causes of science, peace, and economy. 55 more words
Our webcast tonight features live participation from Kesha Rogers and Jason Ross, connected remotely from New York City, both of whom were panelists in the Schiller Institute conference which occurred yesterday, April 7 in Manhattan. 304 more words
Join us every Friday at 8 PM Eastern for our weekly webcast with Matthew Ogden and Jeff Steinberg. This week Kesha Rogers joins our hosts with a discussion on the need for a national space mission, followed by Jason Ross on the revolutionary genius of Bernard Riemann and why his discoveries are so relevant to the question of economics today.
Part III of a series of discussions of G. W. Leibniz’s astonishing life and essential work. Today, we take up Leibniz’s views on the purpose of society in improving the happiness and goodness of its people, his proposals for scientific and economic academies to put discoveries into practice to improve people’s lives, and his work on physics. 118 more words
Where does a nation derive its legitimacy? In tonight’s webcast, Jason Ross discusses the necessary future-oriented mission of a nation—its efficient commitment to happiness, science, and development—as the historical basis for its existence. 160 more words