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28 October 2017, 15:00 - 16:00

  • Cambridge
  • Free

Musicians express their feelings through songs in a way rarely seen in normal conversation. We will look into what some of the great philosophers thought it was that makes music such a powerful vehicle for truth. With Henrik Schoeneberg, philosopher and songwriter.

28 October 2017, 15:00 - 16:00

  • Cambridge
  • Free

Robert Good discusses 'What is art?' in the context of a project to collate over 3,000 internet definitions into his book, A New Dictionary of Art. Discover a cacophony of competing claims for the truth about art.

28 October 2017, 15:00 - 20:30

  • Cambridge
  • Free

The Colour Blue is a daring music-theatre challenge that playfully dissects the epistemological issues defining our post-truth era. Composed by Simone Spagnolo, this performance features four singers-actors, four musicians, one boxing ring. Performances at 3-4pm and 7.30-8.30pm.

28 October 2017, 16:30 - 17:30

  • Cambridge
  • Free

Philosopher Henrik Schoeneberg explains why he thinks we should celebrate the tradition of philosophy and science on 28 May. On this day in 585 BC, the Greek philosopher Thales of Miletus allegedly predicted a solar eclipse, which initiated a shift of thinking from mythos to logos.

28 October 2017, 16:30 - 17:30

  • Cambridge
  • Free

We are MisLed from birth by our parents, teachers and other adults. This shapes our thinking, behaviour, habits, values and attitudes so that MisLeadership becomes an expectation and so familiar that we often do not even notice, let alone challenge it. Talk presented by John Rayment, Anglia Ruskin University.

28 October 2017, 19:30

  • Cambridge
  • Tickets: £12.50 (£10.50 concessions, £8.50 student/child) Further discounts apply for Anglia Ruskin students & staff

An epic comedy-drama of feuds and farming over four generations from the writer of the international hit One Man, Two Guvnors.

31 October - 1 November 2017, 19:30

  • Cambridge
  • Tickets: £12.50 (£10.50 concessions, £8.50 student/child) Further discounts apply for Anglia Ruskin students & staff

This blistering new adaptation by Actors of Dionysus sees Sophocles’ tragedy reimagined in a dystopian landscape.

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