Forum on Religion and Theos public debate
Date: Thursday 6 December 2012
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speakers: Dr Julian Baggini, Canon Dr Angus Ritchie, Dr Mark Vernon
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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