Siri Hustvedt

Interview with Infobae
May 2017


Interview with Infobae

"Misogyny helped Trump be elected president" Siri Hustvedt tells Carolina Isasi in Madrid. In this interview for Infobae, Siri spoke about the prejudices that still remain against women, her work with psychoanalysis and neuroscience, and the fears of the new government in her country.

CI: Do you think society is realizing that the humanities and sciences can not be understood in the same way if we do not observe them together?"

SH: It is clear that science needs the philosophy and philosophy of science and if we fuse both discourses everything is much richer, we have a much better approximation of what it means to live for real and we will have a much more complete view of things.

Read the rest of the interview (Spanish)