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Should we seek material security?

Americans are the 10th richest people on earth, yet as a recent Gallup-Healthways report puts it, the country has “good-but-not-great wellbeing compared with the rest of the world”. Many people think they know why...

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  • PODCAST. Joshi Gottlieb interviewed me for his Minerva philosophy podcast series. You can listen to it here, where you'll also find the iTunes link. #
  • FOOD MATTERS LIVE - LONDON, 20 NOVEMBER. Taking part in panel discussion: Why we eat what we eat: the psychology of choosing ‘better for you’ with Professor Gemma Calvert, Bee Wilson and Professor Guy Cook, chaired by Samira Ahmed. Full details here. #
  • FEAST OR FAST? RELIGION, FOOD AND THE GOOD LIFE - CANTERBURY, 19 NOVEMBER. "Julian Baggini will argue that religion gets some things right and some things wrong about the pleasures and virtues of eating, and try to unpick the good from the bad." Talk at University of Kent, School of European Culture and Languages at 4pm. Full details here. #
  • DIVERTIMENTI CULINARY SALON - LONDON, 4 NOVEMBER. Really looking forward to this one. Tim Haywood chairs a discussion with me, Daniel Doherty Simon Hopkinson and Fay Maschler. Full details here. #
  • LITERARY SPEED-DATING - OXFORD, 30 OCTOBER. Another event I failed to post here until after it took place. I am a little better at advertising talks on my twitter feed. #

What is Microphilosophy?

Small thoughts about big subjects; big thoughts about small things; seeds of thought, scatttered to either take root or not; plus short links to longer work. Microphilosophy is the website of the writer Julian Baggini.

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