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Talk Wigtown Book Festival | AC Grayling - The Frontiers of Knowledge

Wigtown Book Festival | AC Grayling - The Frontiers of Knowledge

Synopsis

In person & Online event

For this live audience event, the interviewer will be in the venue with the speaker joining by video link. The event will also be simultaneously streamed on our website. Online access is free but please pay what you can. Booking for online events is optional, but by reserving an online ticket you will receive a reminder beforehand..

Humanity has learnt a vast amount about the universe, but our remarkable successes in acquiring knowledge have mainly taught us how much we still have yet to learn. For example, our current science only addresses 5% of the universe; pre-history is still being revealed; and the neurosciences of mind and brain are in their infancy. What do we know, and how do we know it? What do we now know that we don't know? And what have we learnt about the obstacles to knowing more? Grayling seeks to answer these questions across three crucial areas: science, history, and psychology.

About the author: AC Grayling is a bestselling author, polymath, and philosopher. He has written and edited over thirty books on philosophy and other subjects, including The Good Book, and Ideas That Matter.

This event will have live subtitles provided by Stagetext, delivered by MyClearText.

Event details

Sun 26 Sep 2021, 10:00am

Live subtitles (remote) by Stagetext

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Venue details

Wigtown Book Festival
County Buildings
Main Hall
Wigtown
DG8 9JH

Phone: 01988 403 222 (Box Office)

Website: Wigtown Book Festival

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