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Stephen Trombley and Christopher Bertram: Great Thinkers That Have Shaped the Modern World

Friday 9th November 2012 6:30pm - 7:30pm Bristol, Foyles, 6 Quakers Friars, Cabot Circus, Bristol, BS1 3BU Literary Event, Free Event

In Fifty Thinkers Who Shaped the Modern World, writer and film-maker Stephen Trombley looks at the history of human ideas from the philosophers of classical Antiquity to the European eighteenth century, via the Christian scholastics of the Middle Ages and the development of Renaissance thought to the most influential thinkers in every domain of intellectual endeavour since 1789. He discusses great thinkers with Christopher Bertram, Professor of Social and Political Philosophy, University of Bristol and philosophy writer Julian Baggini.

This Festival of Ideas event is part of a regular series of live discussions with Julian Baggini recorded at Foyles for the microphilosophy podcast.

BFOITickets: This event is free but pre-booking is essential. Please click here to reserve a place. Please note that you will need to bring your ticket and present this on the door to gain entry.

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