E.O. Wilson and Paul Simon in Conversation: Life, Creativity and the Future of the Planet - 92Y, New York

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E.O. Wilson and Paul Simon in Conversation: Life, Creativity and the Future of the Planet

Moderated by Claudia Dreifus

Famed biologist and conservationist E. O. Wilson is joined by his friend, legendary musician/songwriter Paul Simon, for a wide-ranging conversation about life on Earth; about the intersection of science, humanities and the arts; about the ideas and issues raised in Wilson’s 2016 book Half-Earth: Our Planet’s Fight For Life and his newest work, The Origins of Creativity. New York Times science writer Claudia Dreifus moderates.

E.O. Wilson

In his long career, E.O. Wilson has transformed his field of research — the behavior of ants — and applied his scientific perspective and experience to illuminate the human circumstance, including human origins, human nature and human interactions.

Paul Simon

During his distinguished career, Paul Simon has been the recipient of many honors and awards, including 16 Grammy Awards, three of which — Bridge over Troubled Water, Still Crazy after All These Years and Graceland — were Albums of the Year.

Claudia Dreifus

Claudia Dreifus writes and produces the “Conversation with…” feature that appears in the Tuesday Science Times section of The New York Times.

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