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With Good Reason: a debate on the foundations of ethics

Forum on Religion and Theos public debate


Religious and secular philosophers have long debated whether ethics have an objective basis (moral realism) or a relative basis (moral relativism). But does theism or atheism offer a better basis for ‘moral realism’? A theist, an atheist, and an agnostic discuss.

Julian Baggini is a writer, journalist and co-founder of The Philosophers’ Magazine.

Angus Ritchie is director of the Contextual Theology Centre.

Mark Vernon is a writer and journalist

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Speaker(s):

Dr Julian Baggini | talks | www
Canon Dr Angus Ritchie | talks
Dr Mark Vernon | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

6 December 2012 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Hong Kong Theatre
Clement House
London School of Economics and Political Science
London
WC2A 2AE


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Organised by:

London School of Economics & Political Science
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Tickets:

Free

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Event weblisting: http://www2.lse.ac.uk/publicEvents/events/2012/12/20121206t1830vOT.aspx

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