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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.

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.  

York festival of Ideas

IS FREE WILL AN ILLUSION? – YORK, 9 JUNE. Taking part in this event with Christian Jarrett and Adrian Raine. More information and booking here.

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