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The European Exception? The Public Intellectual in Britain

Forum for European Philosophy Thinking in Public – panel discussion

The idea that philosophy plays an important role in the public life of a culture goes without saying in continental Europe, but not in Britain. This event reflects on this European exception in our time.Julian Baggini is a philosopher and writer.

A C Grayling is professor of philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London, and a supernumerary fellow of St Anne’s College, Oxford. Kate Soper is professor of philosophy at the Institute for the Study of European Transformations, London Metropolitan University.


Dr Julian Baggini | talks | www
Professor A C Grayling | talks
Professor Kate Soper | talks
Chair: Lord Melvyn Bragg | talks


Date and Time:

26 June 2008 at 6:00 pm


2 hours



Old Theatre, London School of Economics & Political Science
Houghton St

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London School of Economics & Political Science
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