Find more Unique Tours, Crafty Workshops and Foodie Heaven Experiences near you only on Funzing! Try it now!
  • 18,979
    activities
  • |
  • 319,918
    participants
18,979
activities
|
319,918
participants
|
The Philosophy of Free Will | Bristol

The Philosophy of Free Will | Bristol

(10)
356 guests joined
  • 125 Redcliff Street, Bristol, BS1 6HU
Suitable for: Adults
Dr Julian Baggini is the author, co-author or editor of over 20 books including The Virtues of the Table, The Ego Trick, Freedom Regained (all Granta) and, most recently, The Ed... More Info »
This Funzing Experience:
Are you free? Or are you just following the hidden commands of unconscious processes, genetic dispositions, social conditioning and manipulation? Philosopher JB argues that those who deny we have free will are starting with a misguided and unrealistic idea of what it is. Only by understanding what it really means to be free we can make the most of our freedom.

Dr Julian Baggini is the author, co-author or editor of over 20 books including The Virtues of the Table,The Ego Trick, Freedom Regained (all Granta) and, most recently, The Edge of Reason (Yale University Press) . He was the founding editor of The Philosophers’ Magazine and has written for numerous newspapers and magazines, as well as for the think tanks The Institute of Public Policy Research, Demos and Counterpoint. He has also appeared as a character in two Alexander McCall-Smith novels. His website is www.microphilosophy.net.

Venue: Toto's Wine Bar, Bristol

Doors: 7pm / Talk starts: 7.30pm

*Please see venue website for admission (age restrictions) or accessibility information. Our talks may be filmed for promotional purposes.

**************************************************************************************

Funzing Talks are here to re-invent your evenings, creating an exciting alternative to having a drink in your local pub or bar. Funzing Talks pull together an impressive array of leading entrepreneurs, intellectuals, bright thinkers and incredible individuals to inspire your evenings and expand your mind.

Held in a carefully selected range of intimate spaces, Funzing Talks is the ultimate boredom-buster.

Delve into a totally new subject and challenge your perspectives with like-minded, equally curious people. It's time to try something different - you never know where it may take you.

Read Less
Are you free? Or are you just following the hidden commands of unconscious processes, genetic dispositions, social conditioning and manipulation? Philosopher JB argues that those who deny we have free will are starting with a misguided and unreali... Read More
Experience includes:
  • Fascinating lecture 
  • High profile speaker
  • Trendy Bristol venue
  • Unique after-work event
Ajax loader
Ajax loader