Hilary Lawson is a philosopher and award-winning broadcaster who has been hosting IAI TV’s philosophy and global politics debate strands since 2010. Find out more at https://www.hilarylawson.com.
Hilary Lawson is a post-postmodern philosopher and a renowned critic of philosophical realism. He is best known for his work on reflexivity and his theory of Closure, which puts forward a non-realist metaphysics arguing that we close the openness of the world with our thought and language. Find out more at https://www.hilarylawson.com.
Why The World Exists
In Search of Parallel Universes
The Good, The Bad, and the Controversial
Is morality simply prejudice?
Being Human and Being Good
Is morality relative?
Making sense of the self
A Tribal World
Are communities dangerous or necessary?
The Crisis of the West
Is the Age of the West at an end?
The science and philosophy of consciousness
Authenticity, Reality and Being
What is it to be real?
Mazes of the Mind
The philosophy of neuroscience
Dancing with the Devil
Can and should art be moral? Our controversial panel confront the darkness.
Uncovering the Unknown
Does science uncover the truth?
Is evidence an illusion?
Dreams of the Universe
Is particle physics unscientific?
Myths for Modernity
Fictions and fantasies in an age of reason
Inside the Mind’s Eye
Morality, Hypocrisy and Health
Drugs and Western imperialism
I Think Therefore Iamb
Poetry gives pleasure, distraction and emotional outlet but can it uncover a greater truth?
Awake in the Universe
Art's ability to raise us from slumbers
The Eagle and The Dragon
The 21st Century Superpower: US vs China
Hypocrites, Idealists, and Liars
Can politics be sincere?
The End of Privacy
A Change for Culture
The future of the art scene
The cause of death
Nobel laureate challenges lockdown
The miracle of mind
Will there ever be consensus on consciousness?
The biggest jump in physics?
Language, animals and us
The uniqueness of human language
China and the art of peace
Western strategy in the new global order
The mystery of the multiverse
Should we abandon the multiverse theory?
Fact-checking the fact-checkers
Is it possible for fact checking to be impartial?
The weapon that failed
Do sanctions ever work?
Democracy in the dock
Remedying the dire state of liberal democracy
In pursuit of peace
How can we secure peace in times of war?
The economics of almost everything
Metaphysics, morality and mayhem
Which theories should we prioritise?
Trust, science and neutrality
Is science the gold standard of objective truth?