How the Light Gets In, Hay-on-Wye, 22-31st May

CCR Director, Emma Borg, will be speaking at ‘How the Light Gets In’, the annual festival of ideas at Hay-on-Wye.

She will be discussing ‘The Road to the Good Life’ with philosopher Prof. Peter Hacker and journalist and author Mark Vernon, and ‘Beyond Words’ with philosopher Hilary Lawson and anthropologist Daniel Everett (well known for his work with the Pirahã Amazonian tribe).

Philosophy masterclass: Acting in the Light of a Fact


Professor Jonathan Dancy (Reading/Austin, Texas),

Theme: Acting in the Light of a Fact

 Dates: 27th & 28th May, 2015

 Location: Sorby Room, School of Archaeology, Geography and environmental Science (SAGE)


Wednesday morning 10.30-12.30: general introduction by JD – reading: excerpts from his book Practical Reality.

Wed afternoon 14.15-16.15: discussion of JD’s ‘On Knowing One’s Reason’.

Thurs morning 10.30-12.30: Discussion of John McDowell’s ‘Acting in the Light of a Fact’.

Thursday afternoon 14.15-16.15: presentation and discussion of a graduate paper.