Dennis Dalton

An Ivy Leaguer with a thing for street philosophers

Dennis Dalton says, “The life of the mind is not confined within ivy walls.” This professor of politics tells a surprising tale of how Harlemites mentored him in the “hustle” of street philosophy. In booksellers and bodybuilders, he met modern day incarnations of Socrates. On 125th street, he found the long lost ancient agora.

Radical professor Dennis Dalton is an Ivy Leaguer with a thing for street philosophers.

TEDCity2.0 2013 Conference

New York City, USA  ·  September 2013

Dream me. Build me. Make me real. On September 20, 2013, TEDCity2.0 took place at the TimesCenter in New York City. Co-curated and co-hosted by Chris Anderson, John Cary and Courtney Martin, the event surfaced stories of urban ingenuity and interdependence from across the globe, and featured an unexpected mix of over 20 speakers... More Info

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