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19:00 26 May - 16:00 5 June 2011

HowTheLightGetsIn - Philosophy Festival at Hay


Festival Site (link Map)
Hay-on-Wye |

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Ticketing: Ticketed and Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Ted Honderich, Radical Philosopher, UCL
Daniel Miller, Anthropologist, UCL
Lewis Wolpert, Professor, UCL

The theme of this year's festival is New Gods: Icons and Ideas in a Changed World. Join leading thinkers in exploring the big ideas that are set to shape the world in the coming years and decades through a series of insightful talks and topical debates.

UCL professors Daniel Miller, Lewis Wolpert and Ted Honderich will share their knowledge at various sessions over the festival period which include;

Metaphors of the Mind - Sunday 29 May 2011, 6:00pm

States of Emergency - Monday 30 May 2011, 4:00pm

The Love of Things - Saturday 4 June 2011, 11:00am

The Neverending Journey - Saturday 4 June 2011, 4:00pm

Gods and Monsters - Saturday 4 June 2011, 4:00pm

The Next Renaissance - Sunday 5 June, 10:30am


Kay Wooller
+44 (0)20 7837 3000 | kay.wooller-jones@artandideas.org


For full programme details and booking click here

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