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8. Prof. A. C. Grayling at the Bridport Literary Festival on Monday 08 Nov 2pm – SOLD OUT


Prof. A. C. GraylingFrontiers of Knowledge –What we know about Science, History and the Mind

Monday 08 November 2pm

The Bull Hotel Ballroom, 34 East Street, Bridport DT6 3LF

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Prof. A. C. GraylingFrontiers of Knowledge –What we know about Science, History and the Mind

In recent times, humanity has learnt a vast amount about the universe. But through remarkable successes in acquiring knowledge we have learned how much we have yet to learn: the science we have, for example, addresses just 5% of the universe; pre-history is still being revealed and the neurosciences of mind and brain are just beginning.  The celebrated polymath and philosopher A.C. Grayling seeks to answer three crucial areas: science, history and psychology.

An Illustrated Talk 

Prof. A.C.Grayling CBE MA DPhil (Oxon) FRSA FRSL is the Founder and Principal of New College of the Humanities at Northeastern University, and its Professor of Philosophy.  He is also a Supernumerary Fellow of St, Anne’s College, Oxford. He is also the author of over thirty books of philosophy, biography, history of ideas, and essays.  He was, for a number of years, a columnist on the Guardian, the Times and Prospect Magazine.  He has contributed to many leading newspapers in the UK, US and Australia and to BBC Radios 4, 3 and the World Service for which he did the annual ‘Exchanges at the Frontier’  and has often appeared on television.  Professor Grayling has been twice a judge on the Booker Prize and in 1914 serving as Chair of the judging panel. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, a Vice President of Humanists UK, Patron of the Defence Humanists and Honorary Associate of the Secular Society and Patron of Dignity in Dying.

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