UK: HowTheLightGetsIn – the world’s largest philosophy and music festival – has announced the first wave of speakers for its next edition, taking place from May 25 – 28 2018 in Hay-on-Wye.
Heading the speakers bill is philosopher, linguist and activist Noam Chomsky. Sometimes described as the ‘father of modern linguistics’, Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and best known for his more recent political activism and writings on anarchism. He is the author of over 100 books on topics such as linguistics, war, politics and mass media. His most recent work is ‘Optimism Over Despair: On Capitalism, Empire and Social Change’.
Also on the bill is American-Canadian theoretical physicist and cosmologist, Lawrence Krauss. Renowned not only for his best selling science books such as ‘A Universe From Nothing’ and more recently, ‘The Greatest Story Ever Told…So Far’, Krauss is…
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