Lauren Kassell / Richard Pettigrew / Nisha Ramayya

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For Halloween this year, we delved into the mystic… Philosophy often presents itself as founded on logic and rationality, but even the most rigorous of us must concede that the world can be a strange place. So how does philosophy contend with the mysterious and the inexplicable? Can it really be logic all the way down, or might rationality stand on something a little spookier?

Speakers
Lauren Kassell, Professor of History of Science and Medicine, University of Cambridge
Richard Pettigrew, Professor of Philosophy, University of Bristol
Nisha Ramayya, Lecturer in Creative Writing, QMUL

Chair
Shahidha Bari, Fellow, Forum for Philosophy & Professor of Fashion Cultures, UAL

 

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