Talk by A C Grayling: 'Death, Dignity and the Meaning of Life'

Series Name Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society
Speaker Professor A C Grayling FRSL FRSA
Type Lectures & Talks
When 16 Nov 2015, 07:30PM - 08:30PM
Venue New Walk Museum
Open To Public
Ticket Price Visitors £3.
For Bookings Contact No booking is required.

Professor Grayling is a Philosopher and Master of the New College of Humanities.He is a supernumary fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford and has written over 30 books on philosophy and other subjects. For several years he wrote the 'Last Word' column for the Guardian newsaper and a column for the Times. He is a frequent contributor to the Literary Review, Observer, Independent on Sunday, Times Literary Supplement, Index on Censorship and New Statesman, and is a frequent broadcaster on BBC Radio 4, 3 and the World Service. He is Vice President of the British Humanist Association, the Patron of the United Kingdom Arms Forces Humanist Association, a patron of Dignity in Dying, and an Honorary Associate of the National Secular Society.

He will talk about the right of people to choose the time and manner of their deaths when life has ceased to be tolerable to them which he considers a significant feature of a good life. 'A human lifespan is less than a thousand months long. You need to make some time to think how to live it.'

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