The John Carter Brown Library, “The Invention of Nature”

Monday, May 9, 2016

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Cost: Free

The John Carter Brown Library
Reading Room

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Mon, 2016-05-09 17:30 - 18:30

You might not recognize Alexander von Humboldt’s name quite the same as Darwin, Goethe, Thoreau, or Jefferson, but his scientific work in the Americas inspired them all. Come listen to Andrea Wulf’s lecture “The Invention of Nature” about Humboldt’s work, influence, and legacy, and stay for the reception.