Monday Night Philosophy steps into the debate about whether love is irrational. The apparently inexplicable ways we fall into and out of it are the grist of the entertainment industry, but is there a clear pattern to it all after all? You be the judge after Hammond describes the elements of the emotion we all love to experience. Read more »
In the 17th century, Rome was revitalized by the Pope displaying the wealth of the resurgent counter-reformation Church. Bernini's immense talents as an architect, painter and sculptor helped define the unique visual style of the Baroque Age. Come hear Capece speak about her love affair with the art of the Eternal City.
Larry Gerston, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, San Jose State University; Political Analyst, NBC 11; Author, Not So Golden After All: The Rise and Fall of California Carly Schwartz, Editor, Huffington Post San Francisco Susan Reynolds, Editor, The Marina Times John Zipperer, Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club of California -- Host Read more »
T.C. BoyleAuthor, When the Killing’s Done: A Novel; Distinguished Professor of English, University of Southern CaliforniaDr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club- ModeratorProlific and renowned author T. Coraghessan Boyle has written 22 novels, many of which probe the relationship between contemporary human civilization and the natural world. Read more »
William J. Clancey: Voyages of Scientific Discovery with the Mars Exploration Rovers SOLD OUT; WAIT-LIST BELOW
Chief Scientist, Human-Centered Computing Intelligent Systems Division, NASA Ames Research Center and Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
For more than eight years, scientists have been doing fieldwork on Mars, the first overland investigation of another planet. Read more »
Larry Gerston, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor, San Jose State University; Political Analyst, NBC 11 Debra Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle Michael Fox, Film critic and journalist John Zipperer, Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club of California -- Moderator Read more »