Thursday, December 04, 2008

Philosophy professor neglects to give lecture on duty

From the Richmond & Twickenham Times:

A highly respected literary and academic figure failed to attend a talk he was due to give for a literature festival, after getting confused over the date.

Professor of philosophy Anthony Grayling, of Birkbeck College, University of London, had arranged to speak about his latest book, The Choice of Hercules.

His talk was part of Richmond’s 17th annual literature festival.

The book reflects on the challenges of duty versus pleasure.

Thanks to Crooked Timber.

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