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A.C. Grayling in conversation: The History of Philosophy

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We are proud to continue our partnership with Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University and delighted to welcome Professor A.C. Grayling back to Lancaster University for what will be a remarkable ‘In Conversation’ event.
A.C. Grayling’s The History of Philosophy, is the first authoritative and accessible single-volume history of philosophy to cover both Western and Eastern tra-ditions. From one of the world’s most eminent thinkers, Grayling asks what we have learned, but also what progress is still to be made.
Please join us for what is sure to be a highly stimulating conversation on the history of thought and ideas, and the value of critical thinking. For students of life of all ages.

A. C. Grayling CBE MA DPhil (Oxon) FRSA FRSL is the Master of the New College of the Humanities, London, and its Professor of Philosophy. He is also a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne’s College, Oxford. He is the author of more than thirty books of philosophy, biography, the 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’ series; and he has often appeared on television. He has twice been a judge on the Booker Prize, in 2014 serving as the 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, Honorary Associate of the Secular Society, and a Patron of Dignity in Dying.
Tickets for this event must be purchased via Lancaster Arts (www.lancasterarts.org / 01524 594151) or in person from the Great Hall booking office at The Great Hall Complex, Lancaster University.
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