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Philosophy Now 20th Anniversary

Philosophy Now magazine is celebrating 20 years since it's first issue, and will be marking this milestone in it's history with a FREE all-day philosophy festival.

There will be debates, lectures, workshops and games throughout the day, and lots of family-friendly activities, including:

- Dr Timothy J. Madigan on “The Poet of Nature: George Santayana on Lucretius”

- Professor Anthony O’Hear on “Philosophy:Wisdom or Technique?”

- Professor Roger Scruton on “The Role of Philosophy in the Conduct of Everyday Life”

- Utilitarianism Workshop: “The Health or Wealth Game” devised by Jeremy Hayward and Gerald Jones

- Ralph Blumenau’s Philosophy Workshop discussing "There are no absolute standards, but that does not mean that there are absolutely no standards”

- Peter Worley teaching philosophy sessions for children

- Charity book sale

- “Meaning of Life” Wall of Ideas (post and discuss your own ideas, pictures, poems etc.)

- Philosophy Santa!

For more info and full details please see www.philosophynow.org/anniversary


Dr Tim Madigan | talks
Professor Anthony O'Hear | talks
Professor Roger Scruton | talks
Dr Mark Vernon | talks | www


Date and Time:

18 December 2011 at 11:00 am


Full Day



Conway Hall
Conway Hall
25 Red Lion Square
0207 242 8034

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