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Can science solve every mystery?

A talk exploring the uneasy relationship between science and religion, and the conundrum it poses for philosophers.


Can science answer every question? Should scientists show a little humility and acknowledge there are questions that only religion can answer? Are science and religion “non-overlapping magisteria”, as the scientist Stephen Jay Gould claimed, or is science capable of showing that religion is false, as Richard Dawkins believes? And what, exactly, do philosophers do?


Speaker(s):

Professor Peter Atkins | talks | www
Mr Peter S. Williams | talks
Professor David Papineau | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

8 June 2013 at 10:30 am

Duration:

Half Day

 

Venue:

Conway Hall
25 Red Lion Square
London
WC1R 4RL

http://www.conwayhall.org.uk
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Organised by:

British Humanist Association
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Tickets:

General: £7.00 Members and students: £4.00

Available from:

http://humanism.org.uk/events/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm/event/register&id=22&reset=1

Additional Information:

Date: Saturday June 8th, 2013
Timings: 10.30am registration. 11am-2.30pm
Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London, WC1R 4RL

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