Entries by Lynn Hynd

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8th January 2019: Trust and Sensation in the Public Communication of Exoplanet Science

Trust and Sensation in the Public Communication of Exoplanet Science     Hosted by the St Andrews Centre for Exoplanet Science and the Centre for Ethics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs. Funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Date: Tuesday 8th January 2018 Venue: room 104, Edgecliffe (Philosophy department), The Scores Description: There is, unsurprisingly, huge public […]

12th October 2018. Workshop: Extra-terrestrial life and purpose in the universe

Extra-terrestrial life and purpose in the Universe This interdisciplinary workshop brings together theologians, philosophers of religion, and moral philosophers to explore the potential impact of the discovery of extra-terrestrial life on our contemporary views about the existence or nature of God, the badness of human extinction, and the scale of our cosmic importance. Speakers have been […]

This Semester’s Events

Full list of CEPPA talks for academic year, 2018 – 2019 Semester 2 Wednesday 20th February, 2019 – Massimo Renzo (KCL) from 11am-12.30pm in Edgecliffe 104 Thursday 7th March, 2019 – Helen Frowe (Stockholm) 4.30pm-6pm in Edgecliffe 104. Wednesday 13 March, 2019 – Hilary Greaves (Oxford) – from 11am to 12.30pm, in Edgecliffe 104 Tuesday 16th […]

Conference on Human Rights at 70: Shrinking or Growing

Thursday 10th – Friday 11th May 2018 at the Byre Theatre Studio, St Andrews A conference occasioned by the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and hosted jointly by the Centre for Ethics Philosophy and  Public Affairs and the School of International Relations, University of St Andrews. Programme Thursday 10th […]