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25apr7:30 pmThe Science DelusionPREPARING THE WAY FOR THE FUTURE OF THE SCIENCES

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PREPARING THE WAY FOR THE FUTURE OF THE SCIENCES

Rupert Sheldrake, the internationally renowned environmental biologist, explains in his book ‘The Science Delusion’ how materialism has gradually hardened into a kind of anti-Christian principle, claiming authority to dictate theories and to veto enquiries on topics that don’t suit it, such as unorthodox medicine, let alone religion.

Sheldrakes’ insistence on the need to attend to possible wider ways of thinking is surely right. His engaging and provocative book and this talk will make you question the basic assumptions of western science.

Tickets £12 each inc. glass of wine.

This is an LSi Fundraising event.

About the Speaker

Dr Rupert Sheldrake is a biologist and author of more than eighty-five technical papers and nine books, including Ways To Go Beyond, And Why They Work, and the co-author of six books. He studied at Cambridge and Harvard Universities. As a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge, he was Director of Studies in Cell Biology, and was also a Research Fellow of the Royal Society. From 2005-2010, he was Director of the Perrott-Warrick Project for the study of unexplained human and animal abilities, funded from Trinity College, Cambridge. He is currently a Fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences in Petaluma, California and of Schumacher College in Dartington, Devon. He lives in London. His web site is www.sheldrake.org.

Date & Time: Thursday 25 April 2019 at 7:30pm

Venue: The Literary & Scientific Institute, 51 East Street, Bridport DT6 3JX

Tickets: £12.00 available from Bridport Tourist Information Centre on 01308 424901 or online here

Tickets can also be purchased from Eventbrite, and The LSI

For more information visit www.lsibridport.co.uk

Time

(Thursday) 7:30 pm

Location

Bridport Literary and Scientific Institute

East Street, Bridport

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