The enlightenment movement argued that God stifled MAN and repressed man. Modern scientific discoveries have displaced man from the centre of the universe
What affect has this had on modern man?
Are we lost without a Guide?
Can Man live without God?
Speakers: Andrew Copson & Adam Deen
Date: Thursday 1st of March 2012
Venue: Christopher Ingold Auditorium, UCL
Andrew Copson: Andrew became Chief Executive in January 2010 after five years coordinating the BHA’s education and public affairs work. His writing on humanist and secularist issues has appeared inThe Guardian, The Independent, The Times and New Statesman as well as in various journals and he has represented the BHA and Humanism extensively on television news on BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky, as well as on television programmes such as Newsnight, The Daily Politics and The Big Questions. He has also appeared on radio on programmes from Today, Sunday,The World at One, The Last Word and Beyond Belief on the BBC, to local and national commercial radio stations.
Adam Deen: Adam Deen is an international public speaker and broadcaster. Adam has been working in the field of Muslim apologetics for almost a decade. Speaking at over 30 university campuses across the UK, he regularly debates with prominent academics on issues ranging from religious philosophy and theology. His work draws on contemporary philosophy to defend Islam. He frequently appears on mainstream TV including the BBC and was a former Islam channel presenter.