The Occult
Richard Pettigrew (University of Bristol), Lauren Kassell (Cambridge University), Nisha Ramayya

October 30, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Forum for Philosophy

Old Theatre
Old Building, London School of Economics
Houghton Street WC2A 2AE
United Kingdom

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Join us as we delve into the mystic just in time for Halloween. Philosophy often presents itself as founded on logic and rationality, but even the most rigorous of us must concede that the world can be a strange place. So how does philosophy contend with the mysterious and the inexplicable? Can it really be logic all the way down, or might rationality stand on something a little spookier?

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Lauren Kassell, Professor of History of Science and Medicine, University of Cambridge

Richard Pettigrew, Professor of Philosophy, University of Bristol

Nisha Ramayya, Lecturer in Creative Writing, QMUL

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Shahidha Bari, Fellow, Forum for Philosophy and Professor of Fashion Cultures, UAL

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