Julian Baggini

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A letter to my post-lockdown self: ‘Keep listening to the birds’
Author Bernardine Evaristo, broadcaster Hugh Pym, playwright James Graham and more pen letters to themselves, to be opened in May 2021

James Graham, Bernardine Evaristo, Julian Baggini, Mark O’Connell , Helen Ward, Hugh Pym

23, May, 2020 @7:00 AM

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It’s time we heard humanist views on Thought for the Day | Letter
Letter: Sandi Toksvig, Julian Baggini, Alice Roberts, Ed Byrne, Peter Tatchell, Nick Brown MP, Tristan Garel-Jones and 26 others call on the BBC to lift the bar on humanists appearing on Radio 4’s flagship reflective slot

Letters

13, Nov, 2018 @12:01 AM

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BBC faces renewed calls to open Thought for the Day to atheists
Humanists including Sandi Toksvig sign letter urging reform of Radio 4 religious slot

Harriet Sherwood Religion correspondent

13, Nov, 2018 @12:01 AM

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How the World Thinks review – a global history of philosophy
Julian Baggini’s engaging survey argues that people everywhere grapple with the same moral questions

Tim Whitmarsh

05, Oct, 2018 @6:29 AM

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Taking a philosophical view of eastern and western thinking | Letters
Letters: Trevor Curnow on comparative philosophy, Ian Dunbar on analytical philosophy, and Chris Jeyne on our understanding of time

Letters

28, Sep, 2018 @4:31 PM

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Abolish bank holidays. Give us days off with meaning instead | Julian Baggini
A Manchester Day for Manchester, a Kent Day for Kent? How about an Equal Rights Day? Let’s make public holidays matter, says the British philosopher Julian Baggini

Julian Baggini

07, May, 2018 @5:06 AM

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Statues have had their day. Let’s make our monuments memorable | Julian Baggini
Statues of women in Westminster are long overdue. But new monuments should spark reflection, not genuflection, writes the philosopher Julian Baggini

Julian Baggini

19, Jan, 2018 @2:36 PM

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Glasgow University offers a Simpsons philosophy class – and it makes perfect sense
Philosophy always takes place in a kind of cartoon world. A one-day course in the wisdom of Springfield is an ideal way to introduce the subject

Julian Baggini

16, Nov, 2016 @4:24 PM

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Clinging on to the illusion of an unchanging self | Letters
Letters: Our bodies are changing in front of our eyes but by holding on to our view of the world (which is in constant flux) we can maintain the illusion

Letters

30, Jul, 2015 @6:53 PM

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Philosophical reflections on me, myself and I – and on the film Inside Out | Letters
Letters: At the heart of Julian Baggini’s article about the Pixar animation Inside Out is the profoundly contentious philosophical proposition that the self has nothing permanent or unchanging at its core

Letters

28, Jul, 2015 @7:23 PM

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Inside Out: a crash course in PhD philosophy of self that kids will get first
Pixar’s latest animation is a remarkably intelligent treatment of one of the most complicated and confusing issues in philosophy: the self

Julian Baggini

27, Jul, 2015 @11:08 AM

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Best holiday reads 2015
Authors, critics and philosophers tell us which books they will be reading on the beach

The Observer

12, Jul, 2015 @7:00 AM

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