Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Physics Conferences

In 1977 the Werner Erhard Foundation brought together a relatively small group of renowned physicists working closely together in a supportive congenial environment outside of a university. The topic of discussion, representing the frontier of theoretical physics at the time, was "Novel Configurations in Quantum Field Theory" Richard Feynman, Leonard Susskind, Sidney Coleman and David Finkelstein were among the notable physicists in attendance. Read more about how the Werner Erhard (est) Foundation created this event.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Presentations by the Werner Erhard Foundation

The Werner Erhard Foundation funded and organized public programs and national speaking tours in order to present the ideas of prominent philosophers, scientists, and theologians to the public. By 1980, the Werner Erhard Foundation had sponsored 31 of these presentations, which were attended by 57,000 people in cities throughout the US. The global thinker R. Buckminster Fuller; British philosopher Douglas Harding; an eminent leader of Tibetan Buddhism, His Holiness the XVI Gyalwa Karmapa; and a world renowned siddha yogi, Swami Muktananda were among the presentations given. Read more at the Werner Erhard Foundation website.