News and events
News and events relating to the ISN are
listed here in reverse chronological order
Due to scheduling and other difficulties, the ISN was not able to organize a
summer confernence in 2010. We hope to be back in 2011—stay tuned!
The ISN held its third annual Summer Seminar
on "Reduction, Emergence, and Essence" June 15-19,
2009 at MIT.
The ISN sponsored the Insurgent Science Series as part of MIT's January 2009 Independent
The text of one lecture is available from the Series page.
The Institute held its second annual Summer
9-13, 2008) and Summer Conference
(June 13-14, 2008) at the Massachussets Institute of
Dr. Bernhardt L. Trout of MIT
joined forces with the ISN.
Information on the first annual Summer
Seminar (June 11-16, 2007) “Does Nature Act for an End?: Teleology Reconsidered,”
Conference (June 16-17, 2007) “The Nature of Nature,” University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign campus.
Other activities involving the Fellows of the ISN
Burt Hopkins spoke at St. John's College, Annapolis on
Friday, April 3, 2009. His talk was entited "The Unwritten Teachings in Plato Symposium: Socrates' Initiation into the Arithmos of Eros."