Darwin and the Darwinian Controversy
A C Grayling:
Main Auditorium, St Peter’s House, University of Manchester, Precinct Centre, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9GH
18th November 2009 from 18:30 to 20:00
A lecture organized by the British Humanist Association, Chaired by Professor John Harris
A. C. Grayling will address the controversy surrounding Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, followed by questions. The event will be chaired by John Harris, professor of Bioethics at the University of Manchester and member of the Humanist Philosophers.
Anthony Grayling is Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is a member of the International Humanist and Ethical Union’s delegation to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva and a distinguished supporter of the British Humanist Association. He has been a Guardian columnist and written for The Times, the Financial Times, Observer, Independent on Sunday, Economist, Literary Review, New Statesman and Prospect. Participating regularly in radio and television discussions, Anthony Grayling is one of Britain’s best known intellectuals.
Cost: ВЈ7 (ВЈ5 for members of the British Humanist Association or Greater Manchester Humanists) payable at the door. Doors open at 6pm.