Wednesday May 22 2013, 7pm | Royal Geographical Society
Daniel Dennett, one of tne of the world's leading philosophers, comes to the Intelligence Squared stage to share with aspiring thinkers his personal trove of mind-stretching thought experiments.
Saturday May 25 2013, 7.30pm | Royal Geographical Society
On 25th May, in an event hosted by Intelligence Squared in partnership with TLG, Executive Chairman of Google Eric Schmidt will set out the themes of his new book 'The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business', which he has co-authored with Jared Cohen, director of Google Ideas.
Thursday May 23 2013, 6.45pm | Royal Geographical Society
Is Vladimir Putin a villain? He may not be much to your taste, but many Russians will tell you that life has improved immeasurably under him, and not just on the economic front. He’s restored Russia’s self-worth and refused to be pushed about by the West. Isn’t he the very type of strong leader Russia needs?
Wednesday June 5 2013, 6.45pm | Royal Geographical Society
History has not looked kindly on Neville Chamberlain. The very word “appeasement” is now synonymous with his policy of making concessions to Hitler, and the standard view is that he was weak and naive. But is it fair? Leading historians will be battling over his reputation. Come and give your own verdict.