News and brain candy for the philosophy community
Philosophy takes centre stage at HowTheLightGetsIn, the world’s largest philosophy and ideas festival, this May. Bringing together world-leading scientists, politicians, artists and philosophers, including John Searle, Mary Midgley, Simon Blackburn, Ray Brassier, Ted Honderich, Rae Langton, Bernard Stiegler, Peter Hacker, Nancy Cartwright, John Milbank, Berit Brogaard and may more, for debates, talks and wild parties, this year’s programme examines the elements of reality that might soon turn out to be illusions.
Philosophy debates range from ‘In Search of Self with Mary Midgley, Simon Blackburn and Colin Blakemore to ‘The Good, the Bad and the Dangerous’ with Gianni Vattimo, Helena Cronin and Daniel Everett and ‘Matter & Mind’ with Markus Gabriel, Ray Brassier and Eva Jablonka. For more info head to www.howthelightgetsin.org