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Philosophy by Podcast

Forum for European Philosophy LSE Literary Festival event

Date: Tuesday 26 February 2013 
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: David Edmonds, Nigel Warburton

In the 5th century BC Socrates brought philosophy to the marketplace. Can this ancient branch of learning be rejuvenated by the technology of the 21st century? 

Philosophy Bites Back is the second book from the team that brings you Philosophy Bites|, the hugely successful podcast that has now had 16 million downloads. Philosophy Bites Back is a collection of conversations with leading scholars on major figures in the history of philosophy.

David Edmonds is a senior research associate at Oxford’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics.

Nigel Warburton is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and author of A LIttle History of Philosophy.

This event forms part of LSE's 5th Space for Thought Literary Festival|, taking place from Tuesday 26 February - Saturday 2 March 2013, with the theme 'Branching Out'.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSElitfest

Podcast

A podcast of this event is available to download from Philosophy by Podcast|.

Podcasts and Videos of many Literary Festival events are now online: LSE Literary Festival 2013- Podcasts and Videos|.  Podcasts and videos of many other LSE events can be found at the LSE Public Lectures and Events: podcasts and videos channel|.

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CPD

This event has been certified for CPD| purposes by the Continuing Professional Development Certification Service|. Self-Assessment Record forms will be made available for delegates wishing to record further learning and knowledge enhancement for Continuing Personal and Professional Development (CPD) purposes. For delegates who wish to obtain a CPD Certificate of Attendance, it is the responsibility of delegates to register their details with a LSE steward at the end of the event and email a completed scanned copy of their Self-Assessment Record form to events@lse.ac.uk| within 28 days of the date of the event attended. If a delegate fails to register their details at the event and email a scanned copy of their completed Self-Assessment Record form within 28 days, it will not prove possible to issue a certificate. Certificates of attendance will be emailed out within 10 working days of the Self-Assessment form being received.

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