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RSA Salisbury: Free Will

Fellowship Event / Online

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Online via Zoom

  • Cognition
  • Philosophy

Please join us for this RSA Salisbury network event where we will hear from the philosopher, poet, novelist and cultural critic, retired physician and clinical scientist, Raymond Tallis, who has been described as one of the top living polymaths in the world.

Raymond has made frequent appearances at Hay, Cheltenham, Edinburgh and other book festivals, and lectures widely. He also has a regular column in Philosophy Now called ‘Tallis in Wonderland’. Please join us for this discussion with Raymond on the subject of “Free Will”. The talk will explain how though seemingly impossible, free will is in fact a real, indeed central, fact of our lives.

Our programme for the evening will be:

7.00 - 7.10pm    Welcome and Introduction (Neil Beagrie)

7.10 – 8.00pm   “Free Will” Raymond Tallis

8.00 – 8.25pm   Discussion (chaired by Dickie Bellinger)

8.25 – 8.30pm   Close and details of next meeting

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