On Pickles, the Wisdom of Going Meta and the Global We: Jonathan Rowson talks with Anna K Schaffner

Feb 25th, 2021

This conversation centres around Jonathan Rowson’s recent essay for Perspectiva: Tasting the Pickle: Ten flavours of meta-crisis and the appetite for a new civilisation.



Anna Katharina Schaffner is Director of Emergence for the Emerge platform, and Professor of Cultural History at the University of Kent. You can find out more about her work here.

You can find out more about the Emerge platform here.

Jonathan Rowson is co-founder and Director of Perspectiva. He was previously Director of the Social Brain Centre at the RSA, and is an applied philosopher with degrees from Oxford, Harvard and Bristol Universities. In a former life he was a chess Grandmaster and British Champion. His book, The Moves that Matter – A Grandmaster on the Game of Life was published by Bloomsbury in 2019. You can find Jonathan on Twitter.

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