Fall 2012

This talk will chart the rise of the algorithm as the backbone of rationality in post-World War II America, in contrast to earlier concepts of both reason and rules.

Marion Fourcade will discuss the concept of terroir—a French expression that captures the correspondence between the physical and human features of a place, and the character of its agricultural products.

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