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Lecture Notes and Links

Speakers sometimes provide notes on their talk which are often useful to those unable to attend the lecture. These are all PDF files .

  1. Is Democracy an Illusion? Judith Stares and Dimitri Batrouni’s lecture from July 2013
  2. What is education for? Transformation, empowerment or "employability"? Rachel Stubley’s lecture from March 2015
  3. Transhumanism, John Clarke’s lecture from April 2015
  4. Denigrating Reason, Bob Clarke lecture  from June 2015
  5. Institute of Art and Ideas referenced in January 2017
  6. Music festival in Hay-on-Wye referenced in January 2017
  7. After the End of Truth and After Relativism' John Clarke’s lecture from January 2017
  8. 'The Arrogance of humanism', Herbie Girardet’s lecture from December 2017
  9. Nineteenth Century philosophy in Germany and Britain Rev Dr John Dearnley’s lecture from March 2018
  10. Does illness have a meaning, Judith Stares lecture from July 2018
  11. Core Imagination, Bob Clarke’s lecture from March 2019
  12. Philosophy in the Anthropocene - Herbie Giradet’s presentation from January 2020
  13. Ecology and the Coronacene -  Herbie Giradet’s presentation from September 2020
  14. The Philosophy of Risk  - John Clark’s presentation from October 2020
  15. The Skull Grins in at the Banquet - Mark Kirwin’s talk from November 2020
  16. The rise and fall of logical positivism - Notes on John Clarke’s talk from December 2020
  17. Two Cultures controversy - Bob Clarke’s notes from January 2021
  18. Iris Murdoch - A very British philosopher - Vanessa Dodd’s slides and notes from her talk in February 2021
  19. Democracy: Slides from John Clark’s presentation in September 2021
  20. Nature, Crisis & Hope Slides from Simon Cottle’s presentation in May 2022
  21. Reporting Civilizational Collapse an article by Simon Cottle, complementing his presentation of May 2022
  22. Justice in an unequal world - handout from Dr Fauzia Rahman’s presentation in November 2022