The Gary Null Show - 04/24/13
CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS
A conversation about humanism as a philosophical moral path for living a fulfilling life and the dangers of religious literalismProf. Anthony Grayling is Professor of Philosophy at St. Annes College at Oxford and Birbeck Colege at the University of London. In the UK, and through much of Europe, he is a household name and appears frequently on media and major publications. He has written over 30 books on philosophy and other subjects dealing with Liberty and Terror, social justice, and the big ideas that have shaped the course of humanity and civilization. Prof. Grayling is the honorary secretary of England’s preeminent philosophical association, The Aristotelian Society. He is a past Chairman of June Fourth – a human rights organization dealing with Chinese violations, and a representative of the UN Human Rights Council for the INternaitonal Humanist and Ethical Union. He frequently appears on BBC and the World Service and has received numerous prestigious rewards for his humanitarian and literary efforts. Anthony’s most recent book is “The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and for Humanism” – which presents the case against scriptural literalism, religious creationism and other beliefs and present Humanism as a viable path for living a fulfilling life.
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