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Skeptics in the Pub with Dr. Richard Carrier

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Come on in! Grab a drink and chair. Join skeptics, atheists and freethinkers for stimulating and intriguing conversation. All are welcome for open discussion, learning and new friendship.

Your host for this event is Richard. Look for the table with the KASHA sign or ask the staff where the table is.

We will be having a special guest for the evening: Richard Carrier will be visiting and signing books at the pub.

Richard Carrier is a world-renowned author and speaker. As a professional historian, published philosopher, and prominent defender of the American freethought movement, Dr. Carrier has appeared across the U.S., Canada and the U.K., and on American television and London radio, defending sound historical methods and the ethical worldview of secular naturalism. His books and articles have received international attention. With a Ph.D. from Columbia University in ancient history, he specializes in the intellectual history of Greece and Rome, particularly ancient philosophy, religion, and science, with emphasis on the origins of Christianity and the use and progress of science under the Roman empire. He is also a published expert in the modern philosophy of naturalism as a worldview. He is the author of On the Historicity of Jesus, Proving History, Sense and Goodness without God, Science Education in the Early Roman Empire, Not the Impossible Faith, Why I Am Not a Christian, and Hitler Homer Bible Christ, and a contributor to The Empty Tomb, The Christian Delusion, The End of Christianity, and Christianity Is Not Great, as well as copious work in history and philosophy, online and in print. He is currently working on several projects, but also teaching affordable online courses in secular philosophy, history, and methodology at The Secular Academy, and blogging and speaking about history, philosophy, feminism, and other moral causes, as well as his past in the military and his current life in polyamory.

This social meets every 2nd and 4th Monday of every Month

Details

Date:
August 14
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Venue

Blue Tail Sushi
1873 Spall Road
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 4R2 Canada
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Phone:
236.420.2290.