Julian Baggini

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Name: Julian Baggini
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

How allotments lost the plot | Julian Baggini

subject of a primetime TV series would have seemed as preposterous as live pigeon-racing displacing Match of the Day. But the arrival of the BBC's The Big Allotment Challenge shows that ... ... [Published Big News Network - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bristol festival of ideas: what to see

Ten years ago, as part of Bristol's (failed) bid to be European Capital of Culture, we launched the Bristol festival of ideas. We wanted more debate in the city. We also wanted to celebrate the work of great writers, commentators and thinkers in and outside ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Salon North returns to Harrogate

Harrogate International Festival’s Salon North returns for 2014.Hosted in Harrogate’s historic Masonic Hall on 24 April 2014, the event consists of a night of stimulating ideas in art, science and psychology designed to change your life for the bette ... [Published Harrogate News - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sir Keir Starmer: “You can’t have a law-free zone”

By Sir Keir Starmer QC(Image: Chatham House)Since becoming a barrister in 1987, Sir Keir Starmer has made headlines for offering free legal counsel during the McLibel trial , won awards as a leading human rights QC, and set precedents as director of public ... [Published Index on Censorship - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

A Few Wise Words acts introduced

Comments (0)A BBC slam poetry champion will be one of the headline performers at next month’s A Few Wise Words festival.Dizreali has toured the world as a rapper and spoken word artist, from the West Bank in Palestine to the West Holts Stage at Gla ... [Published Canterbury Times - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

David Tross: Today Is Happiness Day, But Could Greater Happiness Be a Permanent Reality?

Economy, Happiness, The Third Metric, UN International Day Of Happiness, Equality, FOOD BANKS, Make Work Wonderful, Social Justice, Wellbeing, UK Lifestyle NewsGet UK Lifestyle Newsletters:The 20th March is the UN International Day of Happiness, recognizing, ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

No need for a TED talk – three videos on making decisions, reading minds and motivation

Delivering a TED talk has been a passport to fame for an elite band of academics. According to an FT book review at the weekend, one who is well placed to make that step up is Nicholas Epley , a behavioural science professor at the University of ... [Published FT.com - John Gapper's Business Blog - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 08 2014 - Updated Mar 08 2014 - 1 reports

Can the ‘smart thinking’ genre deliver?

Julian Baggini at The Financial Times: Ultimately, however, none of these provides a satisfactory answer because it is indeed a genuine paradox, an irresolvable contradiction at the heart of human existence. The best we can do, suggests Slingerland, ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Mar 08 2014]
First reported Feb 03 2014 - Updated Feb 03 2014 - 1 reports

The Ethics Of Eating

Julian Baggini’s new book The Virtues of the Table explores the subject: He argues that the way we taste has a lot to do with other factors. He cites [gastronome Jean Anthelme] Brillat-Savarin’s observation that the pleasures of the table are not ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 03 2014]
First reported Jan 21 2014 - Updated Jan 21 2014 - 1 reports

Art That Anyone Could Do

Julian Baggini identifies three “trends in art over the past century [which] have opened the door for dilettantes to make their mark: technology, abstraction and conceptualism”: [F]or many art forms, it is indeed true that “anyone could do that”, ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jan 21 2014]
First reported Dec 31 2013 - Updated Dec 31 2013 - 1 reports

Move your money from the high street and help to achieve a fairer society | Julian Baggini

Never mind a new fitness regime for 2014, resolve instead to make things better without a revolution The most significant card I received over the holiday period was one I had to sign myself: a Visa debit for my new current account. It marked the end ... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Dec 31 2013]
First reported Dec 28 2013 - Updated Dec 28 2013 - 1 reports

Can you be too intelligent? | Julian Baggini

Our brains are incredible but you can be too smart for your own good. History often warns against what reason alone commends I once had a friend whose life was being ruined by a powerful and irrational fear. He went to see his doctor about the physical ... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Dec 28 2013]

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...Julian Baggini, the editor of The Philosophers’ Magazine, told the BBC: "we want to be treated as intelligent, autonomous agents rather than being manipulated."

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How allotments lost the plot | Julian Baggini [Published Big News Network - 16 hours ago]
Bristol festival of ideas: what to see [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 13 2014]
Salon North returns to Harrogate [Published Harrogate News - Apr 01 2014]
Sir Keir Starmer: “You can’t have a law-free zone” [Published Index on Censorship - Mar 25 2014]
A Few Wise Words acts introduced [Published Canterbury Times - Mar 20 2014]
David Tross: Today Is Happiness Day, But Could... [Published Huffington Post UK - Mar 20 2014]
No need for a TED talk – three videos on making... [Published FT.com - John Gapper's Business Blog - Mar 12 2014]
Can the ‘smart thinking’ genre deliver? [Published 3quarksdaily - Mar 08 2014]
The Ethics Of Eating [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 03 2014]
Art That Anyone Could Do [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jan 21 2014]
Move your money from the high street and help t... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Dec 31 2013]
Can you be too intelligent? | Julian Baggini [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Dec 28 2013]
Losing A Taste For The Past [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Dec 12 2013]
Happiness: the silver lining of economic stagna... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Nov 28 2013]
Philosophies of migration [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Nov 19 2013]
Pedestrians tricked by 'placebo' buttons at cro... [Published Telegraph - Sep 06 2013]
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No need for a TED talk – three videos on making... [Published FT.com - John Gapper's Business Blog - Mar 12 2014]
Delivering a TED talk has been a passport to fame for an elite band of academics. According to an FT book review at the weekend, one who is well placed to make that step up is Nicholas Epley , a behavioural science professor at the University of ...
Can the ‘smart thinking’ genre deliver? [Published 3quarksdaily - Mar 08 2014]
Julian Baggini at The Financial Times: Ultimately, however, none of these provides a satisfactory answer because it is indeed a genuine paradox, an irresolvable contradiction at the heart of human existence. The best we can do, suggests Slingerland, ...
The Ethics Of Eating [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 03 2014]
Julian Baggini’s new book The Virtues of the Table explores the subject: He argues that the way we taste has a lot to do with other factors. He cites [gastronome Jean Anthelme] Brillat-Savarin’s observation that the pleasures of the table are not ...
Art That Anyone Could Do [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jan 21 2014]
Julian Baggini identifies three “trends in art over the past century [which] have opened the door for dilettantes to make their mark: technology, abstraction and conceptualism”: [F]or many art forms, it is indeed true that “anyone could do that”, ...
Move your money from the high street and help t... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Dec 31 2013]
Never mind a new fitness regime for 2014, resolve instead to make things better without a revolution The most significant card I received over the holiday period was one I had to sign myself: a Visa debit for my new current account. It marked the end ...
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