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Religion for Atheists

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Speaker(s): Alain de Botton
Chair: Dr Simon Glendinning

Recorded on 2 February 2012 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

Is it possible to remain a committed atheist but nevertheless benefit from the wisdom of religion? Marking the publication of his new book Religion for Atheists, Alain de Botton proposes that we look to religions for insights into how we might live in and arrange our societies.

Alain de Botton is the author of non-fiction essays on themes ranging from love and travel to architecture and philosophy. His bestselling books include The Architecture of Happiness.

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