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.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 24 April, 2019, 09:40
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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.

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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

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