Join us for an intimate evening with Baroness O’Neill as she embarks on a wide-ranging discussion with Ideas Roadshow host Howard Burton on her academic career, philosophical evolution, and the vital public role for philosophy and philosophical thinking.
Baroness O’Neill of Bengarve CH CBE FBA (born 23 August 1941) is a philosopher and a crossbench member of the House of Lords. She is an Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, a former President of the British Academy 1988-1989 and chaired the Nuffield Foundation 1998-2010. In 2003, she was the founding President of the British Philosophical Association (BPA). Until October 2006, she was the Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge, and she currently chairs the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Ideas Roadshow is an innovative multimedia educational resource that features the personal, scholarly reflections of a wide variety of leading thinkers in the arts in sciences captured through the accessible medium of a filmed dialogue. Current institutional subscribers include Harvard University, Princeton University, Imperial College and the London School of Economics. Our present collection includes over 70 long-form videos and corresponding eBooks. All participants of the London Thinks/Ideas Roadshow Critical Conversations series have been, or will soon be, guests on Ideas Roadshow.
Tickets: Standard £10, £7 concessions, Conway Hall Ethical Society members £5 (You can join as a member and receive the discounted ticket rates for a year. £40 standard, £35 concessions members).
Doors 7pm, Start 7.30pm. Ends 9pm.