Forum for European Philosophy LSE Literary Festival event
Date: Tuesday 26 February 2013
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'.
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