Plato at The Googleplex, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein at UC San Diego

Author and philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein argues that there is a place for philosophy and the humanities in today’s data-driven, technology-obsessed world. In her 2014 book, Plato at The Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away, Goldstein imagines what Plato would say if he were to come to life in the 21st century. More information is here.  This free event is open to the public, including Peter Thiel, and will be held at the Price Center East Ballroom on UC San Diego campus, starting at 7 p.m.