The author of 'The Closing of the Western Mind' on ancient Greece, Christianity, and the narrowing of public discourse today.
Emma Park speaks to Alex Byrne, professor of philosophy at MIT and author of 'Trouble with Gender', about what a philosopher can bring to the trans debate, and why some philosophers have shrunk from 'questioning orthodoxy'.
The author of ‘Humanly Possible: Seven Hundred Years of Humanist Freethinking, Enquiry and Hope' speaks to the Freethinker.
'There is no intrinsic value in any particular species. What matters is the existence, experience and will to live of the individual sentient beings.'
'When people try to shut you down, you should respond by saying more, not less.'
The author of 'A State of Fear' speaks to Emma Park about freethinking, the lockdowns, and why her new book will be an antidote to mass manipulation.