McDonald Lectures Continue This Week

The 2011 McDonald Lectures begin this week in Oxford, with lectures on Wednesday and Thursday. The full programme, including titles of individual lectures, follows. All lectures begin at 5.00 pm in the Exam Schools (81 High St, Oxford).

This year’s lectures are being given by Professor John Haldane of the University of St Andrews under the title, Ethics, Society, and the Place of Faith. Haldane is the author of numerous books and articles. He last visited the University of Oxford for a much-publicized debate with prominent atheist Christopher Hitchens.

2011 McDonald Lectures: ETHICS, SOCIETY, AND THE PLACE OF FAITH

  • Politics in an Age of Uncertainty (Wednesday, 23/2)
  • Religion in an Age of Doubt (Thursday, 24/2)
  • Ethics in an Age of Scepticism (Wednesday, 2/3)
  • Ethics and the Recovery of Nature (Thursday, 3/3)
  • Religion and the Recovery of the Supernatural (Wednesday, 3/3)
  • Politics and the Recovery of the Common Good (Thursday, 10/3)