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Science is destined to change human nature. Bioethicist John Harris reveals why ‘universal rights’ will need to change with us. “Uncompromising intellectual honesty” Independent

Speakers: John Harris
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We see democracy as progress. Yet with the evidence of Chinese success, the Arab spring that turned to winter, and crisis in the Ukraine, its victory looks precarious. Might democracy be a temporary blip in world history? Or is this a heresy favoured...

Speakers: Michael Howard, Owen Jones, Laurie Penny, Jamie Whyte
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The world around us is manifestly complex. Yet from Aristotle to Einstein, we ha...

Speakers: Julian Barbour, Nancy Cartwright, Steve Fuller
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We tend to believe in evil acts, but not evil people. But can we separate a pers...

Speakers: Camila Batmanghelidjh, Sally Green, Mark Rowlands
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Social media had all the appearance of a democratic revolution, hailed after the...

Speakers: Lyse Doucet, Carl Miller, Steve Richards
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Critic and curator Stephen Bayley reveals why ugliness is superior to beauty. “H...

Speakers: Stephen Bayley
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From everyday objects to the stars, the world of things appears stable and fixed...

Speakers: Eleanor Knox, Huw Price, Carlo Rovelli, Daniel Stoljar
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Evidence and reason are supposedly the basis of our beliefs. Yet religion contin...

Speakers: Scott Atran, Simon Blackburn, Pavan Dhaliwal
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Equality is usually seen as the goal of feminism. Yet with women more than a thi...

Speakers: David Aaronovitch, Julie Bindel, Beatrix Campbell
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Will computers ever think outside of the box? Leading cognitive scientist Margar...

Speakers: Margaret Boden
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