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Updated 7 July 2020

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Meetings in 2020

21 January  

Herbert Girardet on Beyond Nature? Philosophy in the Anthropocene'

This term 'anthropocene' is now widely used to describe our current epoch when human action has taken on geological dimensions, anthropos being the ancient Greek term for humans. How do we need to conduct ourselves given the unprecedented powers we have over nature?

In his talk Herbie will draw on many years of work in this field as an author, international environment consultant, and documentary filmmaker. He is a member of the Club of Rome (an organisation of individuals who share a common concern for the future of humanity), and a recipient of a UN Global 500 awards for outstanding environmental achievements

18 February 2020 Cancelled

17 March 2020 Cancelled

21 April Cancelled

19 May

John Clarke on  Locked down with Sartre : Philosophical reflections on the virus.

This will be an opportunity to discuss some aspects of existentialist thought and writing, and at the same time to relate these to contemporary global events.

16 June 2020

21 July 2020

15 September 2015

20 October 2020

17 November

15 December