Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
This picture was in the Boots Christmas Catalogue.. Ignoring the annoying 'trend expert' nonsense, and not even daring think what the hell 'rockstar edge' means: I was struck by the brand-name - 'Religion'...
Monday, October 25, 2010
Gloucestershire Philosophical Society
Wednesday, 27th. October, 2010, 7.30.p.m.
FCH Room HC203.
Dr. Emily Ryall, of University of Gloucestershire, will give a talk on:
"Beyond Human: Conceptualising the Athlete in a Future of Sport and Technology".
Thursday, October 21, 2010
For students on the Indian Religions module:
We go to the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford ( http://www.ashmolean.org/ ) on Friday November 5th.
We will meet on the museum steps, at 12:45.
You can get the bus from Cheltenham – the Swanbrook 853 Service leaves at 11am from Chelt (Royal Wells Bus Station) and gets in around 12.30.
It leaves Oxford to return at 6pm (the Museum shuts at 6 anyway) - from St Giles (Taylorian Institute) - where it drops off on the way in.... (near Ashmolean) Back to Chelt 7:35pm.
A day return costs £10. The museum is free.
A couple of hours in the museum should leave you with time to explore Oxford / shop / eat...
You can of course drive – but I would advise using the park and ride – as Oxford seems to have no public parking left...
Students not on this module can come, but need to let me know..
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Wed. Nov. 10th 7.30.p.m. FCH Room HC203. Dr.Angie Hobbs, Associate Professor, University of Warwick. 'Plato and Love'.
Dr. Hobbs is one of the country's leading classical philosophers, and has become the U.K's first Senior Fellow in the Public Understanding of Philosophy.
Thursday 14th October at 12 noon, HC201 (FCH)
if you cannot make the meeting - just send me an email - firstname.lastname@example.org - and I will register your desire to come on the trip...
Sunday, October 10, 2010
Some of you might have heard of the recent brouhaha surrounding Stephen Hawking's announcement that we don't need God any more. I am always surprised how what is taken to be novel and revolutionary has in fact been said before, and countless times before. Didn't Laplace once reply to Napoleon, many years ago, that God was a hypothesis that we no longer required? Has it taken this long to be heard by our newspapers?