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A.c. Grayling

Anthony Clifford Grayling CBE (/??re?l??/; born 3 April 1949), usually known as A. C. Grayling, is a philosopher and author. He was born in the British expatriate community in Zambia (formerly Northern Rhodesia) and spent most of his childhood there and in Malawi. In 2011 he founded and became the first Master of New College of the Humanities, an independent undergraduate college in London. Until June 2011, he was Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck, University of London, where he taught from 1991. He is also a supernumerary fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford

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Misuse of reason might yet return the world to pre-technological night; plenty of religious zealots ...

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It doesn't have to be the Grand Canyon, it could be a city street, it could be the face of another h ...

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Future generations may or may not judge Wittgenstein to be one of the great philosophers. Even if th ...

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I am putting together a secular bible. My Genesis is when the apple falls on Newton's head.

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A human lifespan is less than a thousand months long. You need to make some time to think how to liv ...

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Religions survive mainly because they brainwash the young.

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To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of hist ...

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Religion and science have a common ancestor - ignorance.

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Humanism is the philosophy that you should be a good guest at the dinner table of life.

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I do not believe that there are any such things as gods and goddesses, for exactly the same reasons ...

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When I was 14 a chaplain at school gave me a reading list. I read everything and I went back to him ...

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It takes a certain ingenuous faith - but I have it - to believe that people who read and reflect mor ...

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Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change place ...

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...mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.

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Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has l ...

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