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Natalie Duncan - Live in Concert


With Robert Rowland Smith and Mark Vernon
At the Century Club - Soho W1

Friday the 9th June 2023 from 7:30 pm

You may have been to improv nights before, but possibly never one featuring a Fellow from All Souls College Oxford and a former Church of England priest. In this unusual evening philosophers Mark Vernon and Robert Rowland Smith will riff over dinner on any subject you want to ask about - from atheism to zeitgeist.

In the Philosophy Slam, the audience becomes an integral part of the philosophical tapestry, submitting random words to stimulate an organic discussion which may roam over various fields of philosophy, religion, psychology, science, art and anything else that illuminates the human experience.

Disclaimer: The Philosophy Slam is not responsible for any existential crises, mind-altering revelations, or paradigm shifts that may occur as a result of attending this event. Please consult a philosopher if symptoms persist.

Tickets £15 - please click here to purchase

Robert Rowland Smith
Robert Rowland Smith is a British author and philosopher. His books include Derrida and Autobiography (Cambridge University Press, 1995), Breakfast with Socrates: The philosophy of everyday life (Profile Books, 2009) and AutoBioPhilosophy: An intimate story of what it means to be human (4th Estate, 2018). He is a regular speaker at public- and private events, addressing a wide range of topics that includes philosophy, psychology, politics and art.

Mark Vernon
Mark Vernon is an author and known for contributing to and presenting programmes on BBC radio, writing for the UK national press notably the Guardian and the Church Times, as well as online publications like Aeon and podcasting, notably The Sheldrake-Vernon Dialogues with Rupert Sheldrake. He also publishes online talks such as How to See Spiritually and Philosophy as Awakening.

* Seating will be cabaret style with tables and dinner will be available


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