"Imagination’s crucial role in confronting the menace of civilizatory collapse/El papel crucial de la imaginacion..."
LACIS Lunchtime Lecture Series
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Presented (in Spanish with live, simultaneous interpretation) by award-winning, Spanish cartoonist/graphic designer, Miguel Brieva. Homo sapiens is the only animal whose main guide is not instinct, but the ever changing ways in which he tells himself in each historical moment. Subsequently, instead of describing ourselves as homo faber (maker of tools), as it has conventionally been assumed, many thinkers suggest a more accurate homosymbolicus (creator of symbols).