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Humanly Possible: 700 years of humanist freethinking at the BRLSI

Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution BRLSI, 16 - 18 Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2HN

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"Humanism" can mean many things, from Renaissance scholars' dedication to literary study to a modern organised movement that seeks meaning and morality in our relationships here on Earth, rather than in religious ideas of the beyond. Humanism is so wide-ranging that it can seem an elusive term, but that also reflects its great richness, both as a concept and as a way of living.

Sarah Bakewell, author of 'Humanly Possible' and books on Montaigne and on existentialism, will take people through some of the byways of humanist tradition and philosophy, and introduce a few of the erudite, inspiring and occasionally bizarre figures who have lived humanist lives over some 700 years of European history. She will explore what humanists have thought and said, and what they might offer today.

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Road Directions

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info
Bath is operating a charging Clean Air Zone. Owners of all higher emission vehicles – except private cars and motorbikes – will need to pay to drive in the city centre. To check if you need to pay or to apply for an exemption or discount, go to bathnes.gov.uk/BathCAZ

Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information on how to get here using public transport, visit TravelWest.info
Bath is operating a charging Clean Air Zone. Owners of all higher emission vehicles – except private cars and motorbikes – will need to pay to drive in the city centre. To check if you need to pay or to apply for an exemption or discount, go to bathnes.gov.uk/BathCAZ

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