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The Dao of Jazz

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 Dunstable and vocalist Juliet Russell.

Yarburgh Lecture at York

CONSOLATIONS FOR A POST-TRUTH WORLD – York 14 November. Talking at 6:30. Details and booking here.

Ex Libris Live

Join Tracy Chevalier, Julian Baggini, Paul Bassett Davies and Katerina Diamond for an evening of bookish bluffing, entertaining chit-chat and outright literary sneakiness as our panel battle it out to win Ex Libris LIVE!

Brussels events

VARIOUS EVENTS IN BRUSSELS – 22/23 OCTOBER. All related to my most recent book on truth. On Sunday at 2pm I’m leading a Superdemocracy discussion group at the Belgian Senate. On Monday at 7pm there is a public lecture at the Muntpunt library, followed by a Full Circle dinner at the same venue. In the […]

Journalism, Politics and Fake News

JOURNALISM, POLITICS AND FAKE NEWS: NEW PERSPECTIVES – MOUNT STEWART, 14 October. A BBC Northern Ireland event with John Lloyd.

God and the Good: Thinking Religion and Ethics

RELIGION AND ATHEISM: BEYOND THE DIVIDE – SHEFFIELD, 10 OCTOBER. Panel discussion with Anthony Carrol, Angie Hobbs and Richard Norman at Sheffield Cathedral, 19:30.

How To Be Good

BELIEF AND BEYOND BELIEF – LONDON, 23 SEPTEMBER. Taking part in two panel discussions on a day themed “How To Be good”. The first at 11:30 is on “Gurus, Gods and Guidance” with Rabbi Shoshana Boyd Gelfand and Revd Canon Dr James Walters, chaired by Arifa Akbar. The second, at 16:30, is called “Beyond Good and Evil” and features Coline Covington, Dave Tomlinson, Bana Gora and chair Ike Anya.

The Philosophy of Free Will

THE PHILOSOPHY OF FREE WILL – LONDON, 19 SEPTEMBER. A LDN Talks @ Night event at a “trendy London venue” so you can sup craft ale while tuning in (or out, as you fancy) 7 for 7:30.

On The Edge

THE ART OF TRUTH – FOLKESTONE TRIENNIAL, 2 SEPTEMBER. Giving a talk on the opening day symposium of the triennial. Details and booking here.

Eating Animals Conference

EATING ANIMALS CONFERENCE – CANTERBURY, 23 JUNE. Giving a paper “Defying nature: The Ben Franklin Objection Revisited” at the launch event for the Centre for Practical Normativity at the University of Kent. Registration here.  

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