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Does science always know best?

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  • UserSimon Blackburn
  • ClockTuesday 25 January 2011, 19:00-22:00
  • HouseThe Maypole.

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Simon Blackburn is the Professor of philosophy at the University of Cambridge, a Fellow of Trinity College, and a Research Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. From 1969 to 1990 he was Tutorial Fellow at Pembroke College, Oxford. He has held visiting appointments at many places in the USA and worldwide. His books include: Reason and Prediction, 1973, Spreading the Word 1984, Essays in Quasi-Realism 1993, The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy, 1994, Ruling Passions 1998, Think 1999, Being Good 2001, Lust 2004, Truth: A Guide 2005, Plato’s Republic 2006, How to Read Hume 2008, The Big Questions of Philosophy, 2009. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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