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Angie Hobbs

Angie Hobbs gained a degree in Classics and a PhD in Ancient Philosophy at the University of Cambridge. After a Research Fellowship at Christ’s College, Cambridge, she moved to the Philosophy Department at the University of Warwick; in 2012 she was appointed Professor of the Public Understanding of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield. Her chief interests are in ancient philosophy and literature, ethics and political theory, and she has published widely in these areas, including Plato and the Hero (Cambridge University Press). She contributes regularly to radio and TV programmes and other media. She has spoken at the World Economic Forum at Davos, the Houses of Parliament, the Scottish Parliament and Westminster Abbey and been the guest on Desert Island Discs, Private Passions and Test Match Special. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, honorary patron of the Philosophy Foundation and patron of the Philosophy in Education project.

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What Can We Learn from Cities of the Past?

Julian Baggini, Owen Hatherley, Rachel Hewitt, Angie Hobbs, Michael Scott

What lessons can we take from the great cities of the past that can help us today and into the future?

£9.00£6.50 View event
18 October 2017 7:40pm - 9:00pm Watershed