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What's On

Tues 1 January 2019

No meeting.

Wed 16 January

Book Group Meeting - Ethics (Penguin Classics) by Benedict Spinoza and Stuart Hampshire. 8.00pm in The Black Swan, 23 Peasholme Green, York, YO1 7PR.

Mon 21 January

Philosophy Group Meeting - Free Will. 8.00pm in the Cross Keys, 34 Goodramgate, York, YO1 7LF.

Tues 5 February 2019Andy Parkin

Evolution – It's a Fact with Andy Parkin.

Andy's talk on Evolution by Natural Selection will provide definitions and explanations and a look at the current threat facing science, particularly from the religious. He will also discuss taxonomy, the latest discoveries concerning overlapping hominid populations, evidence supporting evolution and a look at the predictions the theory makes.

Andy Parkin is currently a teacher of English as a Second Language and has taught all over the world. He has previously worked in the software industry and has been a Management Consultant, Benefits Guru and Housing Director. He started life as a Science Teacher and throughout his life has maintained an enthusiasm in all matters scientific. He has a keen interest in astronomy and cosmology and has recently become an accredited school speaker for Humanists UK.

7.30pm to 9.00pm, in the Denham Room, Priory Street Centre, York YO1 6ET.

Mon 25 February

Philosophy Group Meeting - Democracy. 8.00pm, venue to be announced.

Tues 5 March 2019

Effective Altruism with Sally Bridgewater and Jamie Gittins.

7.30pm to 9.00pm, in the Denham Room, Priory Street Centre, York YO1 6ET.

Mon 25 March

Philosophy Group Meeting - Love. 8.00pm, venue to be announced.

Tues 2 April 2019

Providing Emotional Support for People in Distress, from York Samaritans.

7.30pm to 9.00pm, in the Denham Room, Priory Street Centre, York YO1 6ET.

Tues 7 May 2019

Fantastic planets, and how to find them with Dr Emily Brunsden, University of York.

7.30pm to 9.00pm, in the Denham Room, Priory Street Centre, York YO1 6ET.

Tues 4 June 2019

TBA.

7.30pm to 9.00pm, in the Denham Room, Priory Street Centre, York YO1 6ET.

Tues 2 July 2019

Universal Basic Income with Dr Louise Haagh, University of York.

7.30pm to 9.00pm, in the Denham Room, Priory Street Centre, York YO1 6ET.

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