Darwin Day Lecture
Tickets are still available for the 2008 BHA Darwin Day Lecture, to be chaired by Richard Dawkins and given by Tim Lewens. Tickets are available by telephoning the BHA on 020 7079 3580 and cost Ã‚Â£5 for BHA members and Ã‚Â£7.50 for non-members. Email the BHA for more information – firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim Lewens on Ã¢â‚¬ËœCharles Darwin: a philosophical naturalistÃ¢â‚¬â„¢
Chair: Professor Richard Dawkins
The Darwin Lecture Theatre, University College, London, Gower Street, WC1
Tim Lewens is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. His research interests embrace the philosophy of biology and bioethics. Tim is the author of Darwin (Routledge, 2007), a critically acclaimed ‘philosophical introduction to Darwin’, and Organisms and Artifacts (MIT, 2004). His most recent book is Risk: Philosophical Perspectives (Routledge, 2007).
Professor Richard Dawkins FRS is the Charles Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University. His most recent books are a collection of his articles and essays, The DevilÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Chaplain, The AncestorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Tale and The God Delusion. He is a vice-president of the British Humanist Association and a supporter of the Darwin Day Celebration campaign.