Celebration of philosopher at Chirnside Hall

The annual celebration of Chirnside’s world-famous philosopher David Hume, born in 1711, will be held at Chirnside Hall on May 11.

Wednesday, 24th April 2019, 9:40 am
Updated Wednesday, 24th April 2019, 4:20 pm
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Thinking Without Borders, a group inspired by Berwickshire philosophers David Hume and John Duns Scotus, has invited Professor Barry Smith, renowned for his specialism in food and wine, as guest speaker.

Professor Smith is a founding director of the Centre for the Study of the Senses, director of the Institute of Philosophy at the University of London and a philosopher of language and mind.

His current research is on the multisensory nature of perceptual experience regarding food and drink, focusing on taste, smell and flavour.

At the David Hume Food for Thought dinner, Professor Smith will discuss One Man’s Meat – Another Man’s Poison? Hume and the Standard of Taste.d

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Tickets are £35. Contact secretary@thinkingwithoutborders.org.uk