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The Thought Police

Detective Ed Gillespie has made the ancient Greek philosopher part of Baltimore Police Department’s annual in-service training. Here are some suggestions for what should be on any police force’s reading list.

News and Events

  • THE HIDDEN WHY PODCAST. Interviewed by Leigh Martinuzzi for his podcast here. #
  • EX LIBRIS LIVE PODCAST. I feature in this episode of the literary game show with Tracy Chevalier, Paul Bassett Davies, Katerina Diamond and host David Freeman. More details here. #
  • INTERVIEW IN 3:AM MAGAZINE. Interviewed on truth and post-truth by Hugh D. Reynolds here. #
  • THE DAO OF JAZZ – LONDON 15 NOVEMBER. "Philosopher Dr Julian Baggini explores the relationship between Jazz and philosophy and reveals what we can learn about how to live, just by listening a little closer." With pianist Clive Dunstall and vocalist Juliet Russell. More information and booking here. #
  • CONSOLATIONS FOR A POST-TRUTH WORLD – York 14 November. Talking at 6:30. Details and booking here. #

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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