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Philosopher and broadcaster hosts events on metaphysics and global politics

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Time, Space and Being

We think space and time are the structure of the universe. Yet Einstein argued 'space and time are modes by which we think and not conditions in which we live'. And philosophers, Kant and Heidegger, saw space and time as the framework of thought, not the world. Are space and time just a human fantasy? Is time real? Does physics offer an answer by merging time and thre...

In Search of Parallel Universes

Speakers: George Ellis, Laura Mersini-Houghton, David Wallace

Making sense of the self

Speakers: Bruce Hood, Marya Schechtman, Galen Strawson

The philosophy of neuroscience

Speakers: Bryan Appleyard, Colin Blakemore, Iain McGilchrist

On rhetoric, meaning and language

Speakers: Stanley Fish, Margaret Heffernan, Stephen Neale

Is particle physics unscientific?

Speakers: John Horgan, Tara Shears, David Tong

The science and philosophy of consciousness

Speakers: Steve Fuller, Iain McGilchrist, Roger Penrose
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